1393-Magnetic resonance imaging of patients with suspected non-ischaemic cardiomyopathies

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Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) is a non-invasive imaging technique that utilises radiofrequency signals to image soft tissues.
CMRI affords the ability to measure, in one examination, multiple aspects of heart and vascular structure and function.

Description of Medical Condition

These include, but are not limited to, assessment of left and right ventricular function, myocardial viability, ischaemia assessment, scar assessment, tissue characterisation, imaging of aorta and great vessels, paediatric and adult congenital abnormality imaging, and imaging of the proximal coronary arteries.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation

Final Protocol (PDF 1163 KB)
Final Protocol (Word 962 KB)

Assessment Report

Assessment Report (PDF 4888 KB)
Assessment Report (Word 4709 KB)

Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 408 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 281 KB)

Meetings for this Application


11 - 12 December 2014
16 April 2015


9 - 10 June 2016


28 - 29 July 2016