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The investigators propose to conduct a study to measure the reproducibility of CMR parameters that have been used to predict outcome following PPCI: infarct size, left ventricular volumes, myocardial salvage, microvascular obstruction (MVO) and myocardial oedema.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
Participant may enter study if ALL of the following apply
ST segment myocardial infarction as defined by ECG (by 2 contiguous limb leads with >1 mm ST-segment elevation, or >2 mm ST-segment elevation in contiguous precordial leads, or new LBBB) and > 20 minutes of cardiac chest pain
Written informed consent
Participant may not enter study if ANY of the following apply
Contraindication to MRI (implanted pacemaker/ defibrillator, ferromagnetic metal implant/ injury, claustrophobia, obesity/ too large for CMR scanner)