Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion offers cardiac, or heart, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) in collaboration with Allegheny Health Network’s Cardiovascular Institute. We bring cardiology experts and advanced technology together in one location. Our expertise helps you get the most up-to-date information about your condition, treatment options, and expectations for the future.
Heart MRI scans use radio waves and powerful magnetic fields to help your physician visualize interior structures and features of your heart. No ionizing radiation is used during the procedure. Although the magnetic field is not harmful to most people, you should let your physician know if you use any medical devices before your test.
Your physician may order a cardiac MRI to:
Depending on the reason for your test, your physician may recommend using contrast dye to highlight arteries and veins in and around your heart. In many cases, heart MRI scans last one hour or less.
Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion
12311 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090