Posts Tagged ‘x-rays’

August 29th, 2012

Pilot Study Demonstrates Feasibility of MRI-Guided Catheterization

A small pilot study has demonstrated that it may one day be possible to replace x-rays with MRI to guide some cardiac catheterization procedures. As reported in the European Heart Journal, researchers at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute (NHLBI) performed x-ray and MRI-guided transfemoral right heart catheterization in 16 patients (4 with shunt, 9 with […]