Hibernating Myocardium

Author(s): Mohamed Yaser Arafath, Lokesh Singh, Uma Debi, Manphool Singhal, Ashwani Sood, Rohit Manoj Kumar

Hibernating myocardium is important sequelae of ischemic heart disease causing reversible cause of morbidity in the form of systolic dysfunction. LV dysfunction need not always represent dead myocardium. Differentiation between viable and non-viable myocardium has to be accurate for proper planning of the further management of the patients with post ischemic left ventricular dysfunction.

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