Cardiac Imaging Tests

Standard imaging tests include. Echocardiography chest x-ray computed tomography (CT) MRI Various radionuclide techniques The standard CT and -MRT can only be used limited because the heart beats constant, but faster CT and MRI techniques can provide useful cardiac images. Sometimes patient is given a drug (eg. As a ?-blocker) to slow the heart rate during imaging. When ECG gating the image recording (or reconstruction) is synchronized with the ECG…

September 3, 2018