- •Cardiac imaging may be intended as the technological extension of human eyes.
- •Currently, heart failure classifications are mainly based on echocardiography-derived assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction.
- •Cardiac imaging has witnessed exponential technological advances in the last decades.
- •A higher degree of complexity in cardiac imaging has repercussions on ability to correctly interpret significance.
- •Mere assessment through the lens of cardiac imaging may be intrinsically limited.
- •Tiresias myth is a reminder that knowledge does not equate empiric reality; the burden of the non-visible “genetic risk” and other clinical aspects that go beyond the mere visualization of the heart, may provide an holistic assessment that leads the way toward personalized medicine.
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