What is Cardiac MRI?
The Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan is an imaging procedure that uses magnetic fields and non ionizing radio waves to create detailed images of the heart which can be used to assess the condition of the heart and blood vessels and diagnose any problems in them.
Preparation for Cardiac MRI
- Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
- Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the X-ray.
Why Get Tested for Cardiac MRI?
- • To diagnose any suspected underlying coronary artery diseases • To diagnose cardiovascular diseases like infections, inflammations and tumors of the cardiac tissue • To guide and monitor progress of treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. • To understand and guide the treatment of congenital heart diseases
Mahajan Imaging Centre (HZ)
Hauz Khas Enclave, NEW DELHI
Mahajan Imaging has a history of bringing new technologies into the private sector in the country for example standing weight bearing MRI, Cone Beam Dental CT, functional MRI, MR tractography, MR mammography, CT coronary angiography, 4D ultrasound with tomography, PET-CT, CT-guided robotic biopsy, digital mammography and DEXA bone densitometry. Continuing the said trend, they have recently installed Asia’s 1st Silent MRI technology and India’s first Dual Energy Spectral CT Scanner with the most advances cardiac imaging capabilities in the world. There are currently seven centres in New Delhi, with the standalone centres in Hauz Khas and Defence Colony. The other centres located in prestigious hospitals including Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, PSRI Hospital, Fortis Hospital, BLK Super Speciality Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital.