A 23-year-old male asked:
Would a cardiac mri of shown a enlarged heart and cardiomyopathies? what about heart failure?
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Cardiology 29 years experience
Yes: Cardiac MRI would give very accurate info about chamber sizes and motion/function. "Heart failure" per se is a clinical diagnosis. BUT the cardiac MRI would be able to tell you how well the chamber is squeezing and whether its functioning normally or not.
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
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Last updated Jun 3, 2018
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