About the Scan – Heart and Vascular Cardiac MRI Scan

SMIL offers a heart and vascular cardiac MRI scan to evaluate the anatomy and function of the heart, valves, major vessels and surrounding structures. A heart and vascular cardiac MRI scan is noninvasive and helps SMIL’s radiologists diagnose medical conditions of the heart.

Cardiac MRI scans create pictures of the heart in motion as well as still pictures of the heart and blood vessels. This allows physicians to evaluate both structure and function.

A cardiac MRI scan helps SMIL’s radiologists to detect a variety of heart and blood vessel disorders such as tumors, infections and inflammatory conditions. A heart and vascular cardiac MRI scan can also detect and evaluate the effects of coronary artery disease such as limited blood flow to the heart muscle and scarring within the heart muscle after a heart attack. Heart and vascular cardiac MRI scanning can also assist in planning a patient’s treatment for cardiovascular disorders and monitor a patient’s progression over time.

Learn more about how to prepare for a cardiac MRI scan in the preparations for a heart and vascular cardiac MRI scan section.

Find out if a cardiac MRI scan is right for you in the benefits and risks of a heart and vascular cardiac MRI scan section.

For a downloadable/printable PDF about this exam with preparation instructions click here.

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Appt started on time. Technician was pleasant and professional.
, Dec 18, 2017
I have to have X-rays every time I see the doctor due to the injuries. And I go here because he can access these fries office. This time it was a much better experience. It seems though they aren’t all on theme page. I always request a Cd of the XRays and the X-ray tech gave nepme a green card and said give it to the receptionist, she’ll write you name on it and hold it al the counter so she remembers she is waiting for it.....I tell thee ratio it’s this, she takes a sticky note , writes my last name on it and places it on her desk which is floating in papers.....the card you take out there is bright green and about 5x8...if she’d kept that she could hand it it worked out....but why doesn’t the left hand know what the right hand is doing. And which one of them intend the X-Ray tech was the manager of the department......so
, Dec 5, 2017
The staff was so very kind and helpful! The X-ray room was rather small though. It was hard to get in with my knee scooter. But the tech was so kind to help me navigate and move things. Everyone was great!
, Mar 7, 2018
Very nice building. Welcoming and pleasant space and atmosphere. The appointment was fast and efficient.
, Feb 1, 2018
How lucky I am to have SMIL. The most professional, skilled and caring people on earth are always there for me. Tough MRI for elbow but they put me at ease and did everything possible for my comfort. Thanks again - you’re the best! Linda K. Helm
, Oct 15, 2018