Cardiac Imaging

Cardiac imaging is a sub-speciality of radiology and covers a range of services which all capture images of your heart and heart valves. These images are captured using techniques such as X-rays, ultrasounds (echocardiograms), CT (computerised tomography) scans, and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans.

Image Services Cardiacimaging

Your Doctor may refer you for cardiac imaging for one or more of the following reasons.

  • Experience of chest pain
  • To diagnose heart disease or a heart condition
  • To examine the function and health of your heart and heart valves
  • To assess the effects of a heart attack or stroke.

Queensland X-Ray provides a full range of cardiac imaging scans and tests. These include CT Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring, Cardiac MRI, Echocardiography and Myocardial Perfusion Studies.

Your referring Doctor will discuss with you which scan is most appropriate for your condition.

Things to know

Some medications might need to be stopped prior to your scans. It’s important you follow these instructions carefully and thoroughly.

Please note, not all services are available at all locations. Our bookings team will advise you at time of making your appointment.

How much will it cost?

Fees for radiology procedures will vary depending on a variety of factors. We will advise you about the cost of your service at the time of booking but if you do have any questions, contact us and one of our team will be happy to help with your query. You can read more about our billing information here.

How do I access my images?

At Queensland X-Ray, we provide our patients with their images and results online. To access your images and results, you’ll need to register for an account when you visit one of our practices. If you’ve already registered, you can access the Patient Portal here.

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