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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 125-130  

Cardiac imaging: Current and emerging applications

B Jankharia1, A Raut2 
1 Piramal Diagnostic Services (Formerly Wellspring), Piramal Diagnostics - Jankharia Imaging, Bhaveshwar Vihar, India
2 Department of Radiology, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India

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B Jankharia
Piramal Diagnostic Services (Formerly Wellspring), Piramal Diagnostics - Jankharia Imaging, Bhaveshwar Vihar
India

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scan have made big inroads as modalities used for evaluation of various pathologies of the heart. Cardiac MRI is typically used for perfusion and viability studies as well as to study various cardiomyopathies, valvular diseases and the pericardium. It has been used in the evaluation of congenital heart diseases over the last two decades. Cardiac CT is used mainly for the evaluation of the coronary arteries, typically in the setting of DQto rule out coronary artery diseaseDQ.


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Jankharia B, Raut A. Cardiac imaging: Current and emerging applications.J Postgrad Med 2010;56:125-130


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Jankharia B, Raut A. Cardiac imaging: Current and emerging applications. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2010 [cited 2019 Dec 10 ];56:125-130
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