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MRI Heart (Cardiac MRI)

What is a cardiac MRI? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a high-strength magnet and radio waves to scan the body and produce images or pictures. MRI does not use ionising radiation, which is required for many other types of imaging, and is not known to have any long-term harmful effects. Cardiac MRI is imaging relating to the heart and how it is working. Most people are…


Clinical radiology uses three main kinds of imaging to create images of the inside of the body. These are: X-rays  and CT (computed tomography)  scans(previously called CAT scans), which use ionising radiation in the form of x-radiation to image the body MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans which measures the radio waves emitted while in an external magnetic…