A cardiac MRI is an advanced imaging technique that is non-invasive and uses to magnets to help diagnose heart problems, Dr. Pierangelo Renella, a cardiologist at CHOC Children’s Heart Institute, tells “American Health Journal.”
Using no radiation, cardiac MRIs are often relied upon in cases when standard imaging techniques are insufficient, says Dr. Renella.
Learn more about this imaging technique in “American Health Journal,” a television program that airs on PBS and other national network affiliates that reach more than 30 million households.
Each 30-minute episode features six segments with a diverse range of medical specialists discussing a full spectrum of health topics. For more information, visit www.discoverhealth.tv.
Pierangelo Renella, M.D., received his medical degree from the UC Irvine School of Medicine. He did his pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Renella has completed fellowships in pediatric cardiology and advanced non-invasive cardiovascular imaging at UCLA and Children’s Hospital Boston.
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