3D Whole Heart Imaging

A broad spectrum of clinical use cases for cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) profit from high isotropic resolution in three dimensions to show thoracic vasculature including the small and tortious coronary artery vessels and fibrosis/myocardial viability using the late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) measurement technique. Recent clinical studies have demonstrated the value of free-breathing, high-isotropic-resolution CMR to diagnose ischemic heart disease using coronary artery and vein [1, 2] or LGE imaging [3], cardiomyopathy [4], congenital [5] and structural [6] heart disease, and ablation lesion assessment [7].

Schmidt Kunze

3D Whole-Heart Imaging: An Innovative Collaborative Solution

Karl P. Kunze, Ph.D.; Michaela Schmidt; et al. (Siemens Healthineers)

Nyktari 3D Whole Heart

3D Whole-Heart Imaging in Cardiovascular MRI: Exploring the Range of Clinical Applications

Evangelia Nyktari, M.D.; et al. (Cardiovascular MRI Unit, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece)

Craft 3D

3D Whole-Heart Applications: Angiography and Delayed Enhancement

Jason Craft, M.D.; et al. (St. Francis Heart Hospital, DeMatteis Research Center, Greenvale, NY, USA)

MAGNETOM Flash 86 cover

SCMR 2024 Edition of MAGNETOM Flash

with an Editorial Comment by Claudia Prieto, Ph.D. and René Botnar, Ph.D. (King’s College London, United Kingdom and Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile)