Cardiac CT vs cardiac MRI? What is the difference between CT and MRI of the heart?When should patients use each type of imaging? Leading CT and MRI radiologist with special interest in heart and blood vessels imaging discusses relative advantages of cardiac CT and cardiac MRI in specific types of heart disease.
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Cardiac CT vs cardiac MRI difference between. Video interview with leading expert in radiology, CT and MRI specialist. Should you do Cardiac CT or Cardiac MRI? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Let’s get to the heart of the matter. What’s the difference between cardiac MRI and cardiac CT? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. MRI is best for heart muscle evaluation. Heart CT is best for coronary artery disease evaluation. Medical Second Opinion confirms that CT findings and MRI findings are correct and meaningful. Medical Second Opinion also helps to choose the best treatment strategy for congestive heart failure or cardiomyopathy. Seek medical Second Opinion on heart disease and be confident that your treatment is the best. Dr. Kent Yucel, MD. CT Scan vs MRI – difference and comparison – opinion from leading radiologist. Which is better – a CT scan or an MRI? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Each study has its own indications. Heart MRI hypertrophic cardiomyopathy diagnosis. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. What are the major differences between the cardiac MRI and cardiac CT? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. When should patient have a CT of the heart or MRI of the heart? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Dr. Kent Yucel, MD. CT and MRI specialist, Tufts Medical Center. There is some overlap between cardiac CT and MRI and some special features. Cardiac MRI is better to evaluate the heart muscle. Sometimes there has been a heart attack in the past or to evaluate heart function. The echocardiography can show heart function abnormality. But heart MRI is helpful in identifying the cause of heart muscle abnormality. Dr. Kent Yucel, MD. CT can also evaluate heart function but not quite as good as MRI. Plus there is radiation involved in cardiac CT scan. But the real thing that cardiac CT is very good at is coronary arteries. Cardiac MRI cannot evaluate coronary arteries right now. So for coronary artery disease, patients tend to go towards CT (coronary CT angiography). For heart function issues patients tend to go more for cardiac MRI. Cardiac CT vs cardiac MRI difference between. Video interview with leading expert in radiology, CT and MRI specialist. What are relative strengths of MRI and CT? Dr. Anton Titov, MD.