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MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a diagnostic imaging test.
At the Heart Institute at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, cardiac MRI tests produce very clear and detailed images of the heart and other structures within the body using:
This means our doctors are able to peer inside the chest wall of young patients without having to use catheters or expose them to radiation, as they might using more traditional imaging methods.
The data these images provide is vital to diagnosing and managing heart disease in children.
We may perform an MRI on your child's heart to:
Depending on the results of the MRI, your child may need more tests or procedures to gather further diagnostic information.
At Children’s Heart Institute, we combine the skill of our pediatric radiologists with advanced equipment and software to offer a full range of cardiac MRI studies.
Our advanced heart MRI techniques allow your child's doctors and care team to:
To make an appointment or learn more about cardiac MRI testing, contact the Heart Institute at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC at 412-692-5540.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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