The new system was designed to be easier to use and more efficient.
Researchers believe their new method may go on to outperform ultrasound-based techniques.
Cardiac MR imaging has shown potential to detect signs of myocarditis in recovered COVID-19 patients.
The open letter, signed by clinicians from a number of specialties, was addressed to medical societies that specialize in heart health and medical imaging.
After athletes recover from COVID-19, when can they get back to their regular schedules? CMR imaging seems as if it will play a key role when it comes to making such decisions.
The American College of Cardiology Summit on Technology Advances in Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography shared its assessment in a new report.
“The overuse of coronary CTA may be a potentially significant health problem," the authors wrote.
Researchers focused on long-term heart and lung damage among recovered COVID-19 patients, turning to lung function tests, CT imaging and echocardiograms.
The study's authors said their findings suggest "an increased value of stress CMR in this population."
The noninvasive technique shows potential where cardiac magnetic resonance imaging falls short.
The authors first learned of the errors after an exchange with a journalist on social media.
Despite the improved outcomes, utilization of IVUS-guided PCI remains low and inconsistent.