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New, advanced MRI for heart health

Posted at 1:37 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 16:37:23-04

A Heart MRI, or cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging, is a modality for non-invasive, non-radiation assessment of the function and structure of the heart and cardiovascular system. A Heart MRI provides high-quality images that enable clinicians to visualize and quantify blood flow in the heart, aorta and large vessels. Click here for more information.

Heart MRIs stand apart from other cardiac imaging tests by offering the following advantages:

  • Accuracy
  • Prognostic and diagnostic power
  • No surgery
  • Pain-free
  • No radiation

Heart MRIs enable clinicians to get more definitive, relevant and actionable answers by providing comprehensive information and offering superior diagnostic and prognostic power, without the need for radiation. Heart MRIs also offer exclusive capabilities, including:

  • Virtual heart biopsy
  • High-resolution perfusion imaging
  • Advanced blood flow analysis
  • Advanced heart tissue characterization

If you are a medical professional interested in learning more about the distinct advantages of Heart MRIs, please visit Why CMR on the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) website.