Houma, LA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Does cardiac mri rule out structural heart disease better than an echo?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
MRI vs Echo: Both studies adequately image for structural heart disease. Having said that, there are differences and echo is usually done before one goes to an MRI unless there is something specifically imaged better by MRI that is being evaluated.
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