Dual Mechanism of Methamphetamine-induced Cardiomyopathy on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Tom Kai Ming Wang, Seif El-Jack, Andrew To


Methamphetamine is associated with a number of adverse cardiovascular effects and diseases. We present a case of a 50 year old male presenting with heart failure and angina and long-standing methamphetamine use. With the aid of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and also coronary angiography, we speculated the dual pathophysiology of methamphetamine-induced cardiomyopathy in this patient.


Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging; cardiomyopathy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17987/icfj.v14i0.512

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