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Cardiovascular Imaging | Patient Services

The Cardiovascular Imaging Section provides advanced, non-invasive imaging services to assist with the diagnosis and management of cardiac and vascular diseases.

Further information on which study to order in patients with suspected or known cardiac and vascular disease can be found on the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria® (AC) external link website.

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Imaging

  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Viability assessment
  • Stress testing
  • Evaluating cardiac function and determining causes of heart failure
  • Assessing congenital heart disease
  • Characterizing cardiac tumors
  • Confirming causes of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
    • Dilated cardiomyopathy
    • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    • Cardiac amyloidosis
    • Cardiac sarcoidosis
    • Left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy
    • Iron-overload cardiomyopathy
    • Myocarditis
    • Endomyocarial fibrosis
  • Evaluating pericardial diseases including constrictive pericarditis
  • Assessing the pulmonary veins prior to pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation
Late Gadolinium Enchancement Image Stress Perfusion Image Cardiac Function Image Hypertropic Cardiomyopathy Image congenital_CEMRA Image

 

Coronary and Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA)

  • coronary artery disease
  • anomalous coronary arteries
  • congenital heart disease
  • evaluation of patients prior to transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
Image of Heart Image of Coronary Arteries Image of Arteries Image of Heart

 

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)

Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis

  • pulmonary embolus
  • aortic aneurysms
  • dissections, intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers
  • vasculitis
  • renal artery stenosis, including fibromuscular dysplasia
  • mesenteric ischemia
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome
Image of Pulmonary Embolus Second image of Pulmonary Embolus Image of Pulmonary Hypertension Image of Aortic Dissection MRA

 

Extremities

  • acute and chronic peripheral vascular disease
  • vascular malformations
  • popliteal entrapment syndrome
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
  • deep venous thrombosis, including May-Thurner syndrome and Paget-Schroetter Syndrome
Popliteal Entrapment Image Vascular Malformation Image Thoracic outlet syndrom MRA Image

 

Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)

Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis

  • pulmonary embolus
  • aortic aneurysms, prior to and following open or endovascular repair
  • dissections, intramural hematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers
  • vasculitis
  • renal artery stenosis, including fibromuscular dysplasia
  • mesenteric ischemia

Extremities

  • acute and chronic peripheral vascular disease
  • vascular malformations
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
CTA Image of Abdomin and Pelvis CTA Image of Power Pelvis

 

3D Lab

The CT and MRI 3D labs provide advanced 3D visualization and post-processing for optimal visualization of anatomy, pathology and surgical planning. This includes visualization and quantification of four-dimensional (4D) flow MRI and generating patient-specific 3D printed models to assist with complex surgery.

Image of Congenital 4D Flow Image of 3D Printing Model

Last updated: 11/16/2017
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