Yale New Haven Heart & Vascular Center offers virtually every type of advanced cardiac imaging technology, including echocardiography, ultrasound, cardiac molecular nuclear medicine imaging (single photon emission computed tomography [SPECT] and positron emission tomography [PET]), cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT scans).
Patients who come to Yale New Haven benefit from our unique collaboration of experts. Our Cardiac Imaging Center is jointly staffed by both cardiologists and radiologists with extensive cardiac imaging expertise making it one of the first in the country to adopt this integrated approach. Our specialists are nationally and internationally recognized experts who diagnose heart and blood vessel problems using the most advanced noninvasive and minimally invasive approaches.
Our goal is to provide the right cardiovascular test for the right patient at the right time, including state-of-the-art tests not widely available. Using a broad variety of imaging tests, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiac imaging, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI, our physicians can evaluate a variety of problems including:
- Chest pain
- Coronary artery disease
- Congestive heart failure
- Valvular heart disease
- Cardiac sarcoidosis
- Cardiac amyloidosis
- Cardiac tumors
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Cardiac device infections
Our noninvasive cardiovascular imaging services are available at the York Street Campus and Saint Raphael Campus of YNHH as well as at our outpatient facilities in North Haven, Branford, Guilford, Westbrook, Orange and Norwich.
Cardiac CT and MRI services at YNHH have been recognized nationally and accredited by the American College of Radiology. The YNHH Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory (including cardiac SPECT and PET imaging program, and the Echocardiography Laboratory are accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.