- To rule out the possibility of heart failure or other heart problems like pericarditis and coronary heart disease
- Jewellery and other metal objects should be removed. This includes artificial heart valves, stents, etc. Hospital gowns to be worn.
- During your cardiac MRI procedure, you will need to lie very still on a table. The table will slide into the MRI machine. Detailed pictures of your heartand blood vessels are taken. Mild discomfort due to the sounds made by the machine is the only drawback
- Cardiac MRI scans look at the blood supply to your heart. They can help your doctor to investigate conditions such as reduced blood flow to the heartmuscle that may cause chest pain (angina) and coronary heart disease.