The clinical use of MRI for these indications is well-established by research, and considered medically necessary by major insurance company policies and Medicare. The list of MRI-appropriate indications continues to expand with advances in technology.
Additional Indications for Cardiac and Vascular MRI:
- iScan Cardiac MRI diagnostic exams (.PDF)
- iScan Vascular MRA diagnostic exams (.PDF)
- Peripheral Vascular MRA
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