SCMR

News and video from the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (SCMR). It is the recognized representative and advocate for physicians, scientists, and technologists who work in the field of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR). SCMR is the principal international, independent organization committed to the further development of heart MRI through education, quality control, research, and training. SCMR membership has grown to over 3,000, which includes cardiologists, radiologists, technologists, scientists, engineers and administrators from around the world.

New Multimodality Cardiac Imaging Guidelines for Competitive Athletes Created. ASE SCCT and SCMR recommendations for imaging, screening atheletes.
News | Cardiac Imaging | May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020 – Competitive athletes are a rapidly growing population worldwide. Habitual vigorous exercise, a defining...
Cardiac MR, also called cardiac MRI or heart MRI, can offer data above and beyond anatomical imaging.

Cardiac MR can offer data above and beyond anatomical imaging, which is the main reason why this system was installed at Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital in Dallas. The system is a dedicated heart MRI scanner.

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 19, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been described for the past few decades as a futuristic imaging technology that...
Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 06, 2020
Karen Ordovas, M.D., MAS, professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of California San Francisco (UCFS)...
Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 20, 2019
James Carr, M.D., chair of the Department of Radiology, Northwestern University, and incoming 2020 President of the...
Heart MRI example. An example of a cardiac MRI exam showing perfusion defects in the heart muscle, amount of infarct and edema and a score for myocardial salvage which can help determine if revasularization will help restore heart function.

A example of a cardiac MRI exam showing perfusion defects in the heart muscle, amount of infarct and edema and a score for myocardial salvage, which can help determine if revasularization will restore heart function following a heart attack.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 07, 2019
October 7, 2019 – A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine supports the use of cardiac magnetic...
ASNC Announces Multisocietal Cardiac Amyloidosis Imaging Consensus
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) published a new expert consensus document along...
Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital, Dallas. His hospital installed a dedicated cardiac Siemens 1.5T MRI scanner in 2018 because MRI offers soft tissue visualization not available on CT or ultrasound.

Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital, Dallas. His hospital installed a dedicated cardiac Siemens 1.5T MRI scanner in 2018 because MRI offers soft tissue visualization not available on CT or ultrasound.

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 06, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
Traditionally, computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound have been the workhorse imaging modalities in the world of...
FDA Approves Bayer's Gadavist Contrast for Cardiac MRI in Adult Coronary Artery Disease Patients
Technology | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist injection for use in cardiac magnetic...
Circle Cardiovascular Imaging and Galgo Medical Enter Distribution and Joint Development Agreement
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019 – Circle Cardiovascular Imaging and Galgo Medical recently announced an agreement for distribution...
New Appropriate Use Criteria Outlined for Multimodality Imaging of Nonvalvular Heart Disease
News | Clinical Decision Support | February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine other cardiology professional societies,...
Contrast-Free Cardiac MRI May Better Assess Need for Mitral Valve Surgery
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018 – A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology confirms non-invasive...
Appropriate Use Criteria Published for Valvular Heart Disease Imaging Tests
News | Clinical Decision Support | October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with several partnering societies, recently released...
valve regurgitation, ASE, new guidelines, imaging, evaluation, SCMR, echocardiography, ultrasound, cardiac MRI
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 — A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides a comprehensive update to...
ASE, SCCT, SCMR, guideline, multimodality imaging, transposition of the great arteries, TGA
News | Congenital Heart | July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...
viosworks, cardiac MRI

GE's ViosWorks combines 3-D cardiac anatomy, function and flow in a single, free-breathing, approximately 8 minute scan. 

 

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 17, 2016 | Dave Fornell and Jeff Zagoudis
For decades now, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been noted for its excellent soft tissue imaging capability with...