1432 - Magnetic resonance imaging of patients with suspected non-ischaemic cardiomyopathies

Page last updated: 14 June 2016

Application Detail

Status

Open

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

Investigative

Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

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PICO Confirmation

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Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

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Meetings for this Application

PASC

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ESC

6 - 7 October 2016

MSAC

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