Heart 93:7-10 doi:10.1136/hrt.2005.084608
  • Editorial

Magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging: a new era in the detection of reversible myocardial ischaemia

  1. S Watkins1,
  2. K G Oldroyd1,
  3. S Frohwein2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2American Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
    S Watkins
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK; s.watkins{at}
  • Accepted 1 August 2006
  • Published Online First 11 August 2006


In due course, magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging will probably replace SPECT as the most widely used non-invasive method for detecting reversible myocardial ischaemia


  • Published Online First 11 August 2006

  • Competing interests: None.