Heart Failure

What are the alternatives to a cardiac MRI?

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  • AJeffrey Anderson, MD, OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of Intermountain Healthcare
    Alternatives to cardiac MRI depend on your situation and the information the doctor needs. They include other heart stress imaging tests, such as:
    • cardiac stress echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)
    • stress electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
    • nuclear stress test
    • cardiac catheterization/angiogram
    • CT scan of the blood vessels that feed the heart
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