Intravascular ultrasound, or IVUS, assists in diagnosing coronary artery disease. It creates a motion picture of the inside of your coronary arteries using high-frequency sound saves. This is performed in the cardiac cath lab, where a device called a transducer is attached to a catheter and introduced to your heart through an artery. The transducer […]

Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac magnetic resonance, or CMR, imaging is essentially an MRI for your heart. Using powerful magnets, it creates pictures of the coronary arteries and the heart. During this procedure, you’re placed in a chamber and surrounded by a magnetic field. The atoms that comprise the tissues in your body respond to the magnetic force, producing […]