Activity T3.

Identification of possible causes of persistent atrial fibrillation using correlation analysis of the imaging-derived parameters with patient clinical data.

Sub-activity T3.1 Preparation of ethical permissions and patient/volunteer informed consents to perform the study.

Sub-activity T3.2 Patient selection, screening, characterization and study enrolment.

Sub-activity T3.2.1 Patient examination and selection based on inclusion criteria.

Sub-activity T3.2.2 Construction of a database of patient imaging and clinical data.

Sub-activity T3.3 Patient investigation and data analysis.

Sub-activity T3.3.1 Correlation analysis of imaging parameters and patient clinical data in order to identify disease-specific parameters.

Results

  • Ethical approval from the Ethics Committee of the Clinical Emergency County Hospital Cluj (No. 20117/October 04, 2016)
  • Study Protocol, Informed Consent and Standard Examination Questionnaire
  • Report on the retrospective study on patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning protocol
  • Ethical approval from the Ethics Committee of the Clinical Emergency County Hospital Cluj (No. 23403/B/12.10.2018) of the GDPR amendment to the ethical approval from October 04, 2016
  • Clinical trial registration on clinicaltrials.gov (NCT03584126).

Results dissemination

  • Conferences
  1. Title: Assessment of the heart with atrial fibrillation using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method

Authors: S. Manole, L. Popa, C. Ciortea, C. Mihaela, C. Szabo, S. Sfrangeu, A. Marinescu, Z. Bálint

Conference: Romanian Congress of Radiology and Medical Imaging, October 6–8, 2017, Bucharest, Romania.

  1. Oral presentation S. Manole at the conference: Progress in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17–19, 2018, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  2. Title: Assessment of the heart with atrial fibrillation using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method

Authors: S. Manole, L. Popa, C. Ciortea, C. Mihaela, C. Szabo, S. Sfrangeu, A. Marinescu, Z. Bálint

Conference: National Congress of Radiology and Medical Imaging, 6–8 October 2017, Bucharest, Romania.

  1. Title: Global myocardial wall strain decreases in patients with atrial fibrillation: a pilot cohort study

Authors: Claudia Budurea, Sorin Pop, Alin Iliescu, Stefania D. Iancu, Vasile Coman, Simona Manole, Mihaela Coman, Cristiana Ciortea, Zoltán Bálint

Conference: ESC Congress 2019 – European Society of Cardiology, Paris, France