Cardiac Imaging

Above: CT of a beating heart.

Revolutionary ways to look into the future of your heart.

Unparalleled cardiac care and state-of-the-art imaging technologies are used to pinpoint the presence of disease long before symptoms occur. The S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center's world-renowned, subspecialty trained physicians are on the forefront of clinical research, providing specialized knowledge and advanced training in the quest to eliminate heart attacks.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. We diagnose heart disease.

Cardiac Imaging Guide

With the wide variety of cardiac imaging procedures available, we have put together a guide of the most common, with image examples, indications and contraindications.

Cardiac MRI (with stress - stress profusion; without stress - cadiomuopathy/myocarditis, LV function and viability, specific Q, congenital, and chest MRI/MRA):
Cardiac CT
Cardiac SPECT
Nuclear Cardiology Stress Testing
Cardiac PET
Why choose the S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center for cardiac studies?

Below: a 3-D image of the aorta

The S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center provides a full range of advanced imaging, both radiology and cardiology, as well as interventional radiology and interventional tumor (oncology) treatments to the greater Los Angeles area, including Beverly Hills, Encino, Mid-Cities, Sherman Oaks, Silver Lake, Studio City, Toluca Lake and West Hollywood.