Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Cardiac MRI is a non-invasive and radiation-free technology, which can be used to accurately assess the severity of diseases in patient having coronary artery disease, heart failure or congenital heart disease. It provides detailed information about how these diseases affect the heart/arterial structure and function. There were different cardiac MRI modalities such as anatomical testing, cardiac perfusion testing, viability assessment and evaluation of great vessels connected to the heart.

Before Check:

1. Please wear casual clothes and avoid wearing clothes with metals (such as metal zippers and buttons);

2. Please avoid make-up. You should inform the nurse If you have tattoos, eyebrow tattoo or contact lenses;

3. It may be not suitable for those patients with implanted metal instruments, such as cardiac pacemakers, prosthetic valves, metal artificial limbs, metallic clips, nerve stimulators, metal stents, intrauterine contraceptive devices and so on.


1. Cardiac MR: Anatomy + Function

2. Cardiac MR: Anatomy + Function + Viability