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Calcium score of aortic valve is now included as part of evaluation of stenosis severity in the new European guidelines (1).

Meta-analysis of prognostic studies shows increased rate of SCD with increasing LGE in patients with HCM  after adjusting for other factors.

UK NICE guidance recommends CT coronary angiography for diagnosis of CAD in patients with atypical or typical angina in its 2016 update of CG95 (Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis).

Total coverage of myocardium for stress perfusion has been limited with cardiovascular magnetic resonance technique (CMR).

Latest perfusion techniques with 3T MRI scanner allows complete coverage of with absolute quantification of myocardial blood flow.

A normal cardiac MRI scan in patients with clinical suspected myocarditis was found to have a good prognosis.

An excellent review of noninvasive methods for assessment of atrial fibrosis.

This interesting study attempts to measure the myocardial lipid content with MRI spectroscopy to assess its effect on cardiac function.

Barone-Rochette et al attempt to challenge the view that low flow/ low gradient aortic valve stenosis is a more advanced stage.