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Getting a heart beating 11 Nov 2016

This video describes the process of setting up a cardiac MRI service.

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Swamy Gedela

Consultant Cardio-thoracic Radiologist Essex Cardio-Thoracic Centre Dr Swamy Gedela is the Cardiac MRI (CMR) Director and the lead cardio-thoracic radiologist at the Essex CTC. He developed and pioneered the creation of the Essex CTC CMR Unit which he also leads providing cardiac MRI for over 5 referring NHS trusts. It is going through rapid expansion, accelerated to already performing approx. 1700 cardiac MRI examinations per year and expected to perform 2000-3000/year in the near future. He leads the cardiac CT service, continuing to adapt and modify protocols and performs complex cardiac CT imaging at a high level. He also provides expert second opinions on cardio-thoracic CT and MRI imaging. He is committed and passionate in enhancing and developing the clinical use of cardiac MRI and cardiac CT in the management of patients with Heart Disease. His areas of expertise includes Cardiac MRI, Coronary CT angiography, Coronary Calcium scoring, Thoracic oncology CT and High Resolution thoracic CT.