Advanced cardiovascular imaging
Currently, there is a worldwide shortage of the contrast dye used in some imaging procedures. As a result, you may be contacted to reschedule your appointment. This contrast dye is necessary for accurate pictures, and it enables doctors to diagnose and treat diseases.
During this shortage, Allina Health is taking steps to conserve our supply of the dye while ensuring that all of our patients receive safe and appropriate care.
We anticipate this contrast shortage to last through at least June 30.
Three-dimensional images of your heart and blood vessels, coupled with novel device technologies, provide a comprehensive view of the workings of your heart.
What is advanced cardiovascular imaging?
At Allina Health, you will fine comprehensive cardiovascular imaging services, including dedicated adult and pediatric cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Our patients have seamless access to tests and treatment in one convenient location, often on the same day if needed.
In addition to comprehensive services at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and United Heart & Vascular Clinic in St. Paul, our mobile echo and vascular imaging technologies bring these services to patients in their communities at our conveniently located outreach sites.
Advanced imaging capabilities allow our subspecialty experts to develop unique treatment approaches for vascular disease, genetic arrhythmias and heart failure. Cardiologists and radiologists from around the world come to Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute for specialized training.