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Advanced Cardiac Imaging

The MUSC Children’s Health Heart Center is one of the few pediatric centers in the country to offer state-of-the-art programs in both cardiac computed tomography (CT) and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (cMRI).

Services We Provide

  • Protocols tailored for patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function to ensure the best results from surgery.
  • Collaboration with the Department of Radiology.
  • The most advanced scanners in the industry, allowing for highly accurate images of the beating heart while minimizing radiation exposure.
  • Groundbreaking research into imaging protocols.
  • Involvement in projects evaluating techniques to minimize radiation exposure in children.
  • Scanners specifically designed with patient comfort in mind.
  • Wide tube design for MRI to minimize claustrophobia.
  • Music during an MRI.
  • Advanced imaging processing software.
  • 3-D images of cardiovascular anatomy.
  • Collaboration with cardiologists and surgeons to tailor management strategies.