Libin’s Stephenson CMR Team has World’s Hospitals Pumped!

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta‘s Stephenson CMR Centre was recently covered in an extensive article by the Calgary Herald.

Greg Ogrodnick, CEO of Circle Cardiovascular Imaging, left, and Dr. Matthias Friedrich of the Stephenson CMR Centre - Photo by: G Young, Calgary Herald

Greg Ogrodnick, CEO of Circle Cardiovascular Imaging, left, and Dr. Matthias Friedrich of the Stephenson CMR Centre - Photo by: G Young, Cgy Herald

Article excerpt:

The Stephenson Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Centre at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta is Canada’s leading cardiac magnetic resonance facility and rated among the top five in the world. It’s here that director Dr. Matthias Friedrich pores over MRIs of patients’ hearts, carefully evaluating data collected from the images of heart muscle and tissue.

Helping the physician and researcher is a software program he started working on in Berlin. It was developed in Calgary and already is making waves in Europe and the United States as a diagnostic tool that is saving lives — and dollars.

The breakthrough technology is called CMR42, a takeoff of science fiction author Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in which the answer to life — as calculated by a supercomputer — is 42.

Read the rest of the Calgary Herald article – click here

Read about the Calgary CMR protocol that has been implemented around the globe – click here

Read more articles mentioning the Stephenson CMR Centre Director, Dr. Matthias Friedrich – click here

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