CAR­DIAC MAG­NETIC RES­O­NANCE CAN NON-IN­VA­SIVELY IDEN­TIFY THE SEVER­ITY OF HEART DIS­EASE

■ Ra­di­a­tion ‘gat­ing’ keep body warm/cool

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It also pre­dicts which cases are po­ten­tially fa­tal, sci­en­tists said

It is a non-toxic al­ter­na­tive to stress echocar­dio­grams, catheter­i­sa­tions and stress nu­clear ex­ams

3.4 times more risk of death for pa­tients with ab­nor­mal CMR scan if they had no his­tory of heart dis­ease

Strong as­so­ci­a­tion found be­tween ab­nor­mal stress CMR and mor­tal­ity af­ter ad­just­ing for age, sex, and car­diac risk fac­tors.

9,000 pa­tients who un­der­went CMR at seven Amer­cian hos­pi­tals were an­a­lysed for the data

10 years of fol­low-up was done for the study

The tech­nol­ogy does not re­quire any ra­di­a­tion ex­po­sure

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