Magnetic resonance imaging – cardiac; Magnetic resonance imaging – heart; Nuclear magnetic resonance – cardiac; NMR – cardiac; MRI of the heart
Definition of Heart MRI
Heart (MRI) is a imaging method that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the heart. It does not use radiation (x-rays).
Issam Mikati, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Director, Northwestern Clinic Echocardiography Lab, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/22/2010