Cardiac Imaging

Anyone Can Have Heart Disease​​

Every 12 minutes one person in Australia dies from cardiovascular disease. Many heart diseases can be prevented, and even after diagnoses many can be treated and managed effectively.

But for treatment to work, you need that diagnosis.

A Simple scan could save your life

Accounting for nearly 25% of deaths in Australia, cardiovascular disease is one of our largest health problems.

Our Cardiac Imaging could provide you with the diagnosis you need to access the treatment that’s right for you. 

At Sunshine Coast Radiology, we offer a range of cardiac imaging services in a caring and compassionate environment, to assist your GP or Specialist in accurately providing a diagnosis and developing a treatment plan.

Cardiac Imaging Explained

This video is part of our Explained series where we demystify medical imaging so you’re empowered with the knowledge to make informed decisions about your health. The information in this video is general in nature and should not be taken as individual medical advice. If you have any concerns about your health you should contact your doctor. The tests shown in this video are general and may not be available at the location closest to you. Please refer to our Services page for more information.

Sunshine Coast Radiology Offers The Following Imaging:

CT Coronary Arteries

A computed tomography scan that takes pictures or angiograms of the arteries of the heart, investigating any issues or disease that may lead to a heart attack.

CT Calcium Score

A screening test that measures the level of calcium in the walls of the blood vessels in the heart to estimate an individuals risk of cardiovascular disease.

Echocardiography

A non-invasive exam that uses ultrasound to image the heart to provide real time and accurate images of the heart chambers and muscles as well as other structures within the heart.

Myocardial Perfusion

A scan used to show how well blood is flowing through the heart, to determine if and where there may be any blockages to blood supply.

Speak to your GP about various cardiac imaging scans that may assist in the prevention or diagnosis of heart issues.

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