It is now possible to look at the heart muscle and the blood vessels around the heart using a variety of imaging techniques. This page provides links to information regarding some of these imaging techniques –¬†including echocardiography (echo), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Information sheets

BSCI example CT patient information sheet The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals MRI perfusion patient info sheet


Short films about cardiovascular imaging

YouTube video on cardiac CT by the Plymouth Hospital team


BSCI/BSCCT patient representative 

Tal Golesworthy
Patient representative

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