Cardiac Imaging

At Lake Imaging a wide range of cardiac imaging services are provided including Cardiac CT, Cardiac MRI, Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography.

Cardiac Imaging at Lake Imaging is a collaboration between Cardiologists, Nuclear Physicians and Radiologists specifically trained in cardiac imaging.

This multi-modality collaborative approach to cardiac imaging allows comparison and contrast between modalities ensuring the best patient outcomes.

Each type on cardiac imaging has its own particular use and is often complimentary to other types of imaging.

  • Nuclear Cardiology - Myocardial Perfusion

    A Myocardial Perfusion Scan images the blood supply (perfusion) to the heart muscle using a gamma camera. The blood supply is made visible to the camera by the introduction of a small amount of radioactive tracer (radiopharmaceutical or MIBI) injected...

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  • Stress Echocardiogram

    A Stress Echocardiogram is an ultrasound examination that provides detailed live images of your heart both before and after exercise. It is used to determine if some sections of your heart muscle is effected by as lack of blood supply. Before your...

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  • Echocardiogram

    Lake Imaging offers Echocardiograms at: Ballarat - St John of God Hospital (see map) Request an Appointment Sunbury - (see map) Request an Appointment Melton - Unitt Street (see map) Request an Appointment North Melbourne - (see map) Request an...

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  • Holter Monitoring

    Holter Monitoring is a test to monitor your heart rate and rhythm over a period of 24 hours or longer to see how your heart responds to the normal activities of your daily routine. The test is conducted by a mobile device that is carried by the patient...

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  • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram

    A Transeosophageal Echocardiogarm is a procedure that makes it possible for Cardiologists to produce detailed images of the heart by using a special ultrasound probe placed in the windpipe or gullet (oesophagus). Before your procedure What to bring Your...

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  • Cardiac CT

    CT Coronary Angiography is a specialized form of CT scanning used to take images of the coronary arteries of the heart (angiograms). These arteries supply blood to the heart muscle and disease of these vessels (atherosclerosis) is responsible for most...

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  • CT Calcium Scoring

    Coronary artery disease is a leading cause of death in Australia, so finding which patients are at risk of coronary artery disease, is an important consideration. Calcium in the coronary arteries almost always indicates arterial disease or atherosclerotic...

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