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Pediatric Cardiac MRI

Pediatric cardiac MRI at Children's National A magnetic resonance imaging scan of the heart, called cardiac MRI, is an important tool for diagnosing and even treating congenital heart disease. In the hybrid cardiac MRI suite at Children's National Hospital, we are able to perform MRI and a catheterization procedure at the same time. This reduces the amount of sedation your child needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is cardiac MRI?

What can my child and I expect at the Hybrid Cardiac MRI Suite at Children’s National?

Which children need Cardiac MRI?

How is cardiac MRI performed in children?

What is cardiac MRI?

What can my child and I expect at the Hybrid Cardiac MRI Suite at Children’s National?

Which children need Cardiac MRI?

How is cardiac MRI performed in children?

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Cardiac Imaging at Children's National Hospital

Our heart experts have expertise in the full spectrum of cardiac imaging, including transesophageal, prenatal, 3-D, intracardiac, and stress echocardiography and cardiac MRI. Discover more about the procedures we offer.

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PATIENT STORY

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Providers of Cardiac MRI

    Departments that Offer Cardiac MRI

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    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

    Our pediatric heart surgery team performs twice the number of surgeries of any other hospital in the region, with some of the best outcomes in the nation.

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    Cardiology

    The pediatric heart experts at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., provide advanced care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.

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    Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology

    The Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology has a team of expert physicians, board-certified pediatric radiologists, technologists, pediatric anesthesiologists and nurses, specially trained to provide pediatric radiology services for infants, children and adolescents.