Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects one in six Australians. It is the nation’s most common cause of death, killing one person every 12 minutes. Each year around 55,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. Risk factors for CVD include smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, poor nutrition, being overweight/obese and physical inactivity. An alarming 25% of Australians have three or more risk factors for CVD, and 90% have at least one risk factor.

At PRP, we are committed to investing in cardiac imaging technologies across our clinics, reflecting our commitment to the fight against cardiovascular disease.

doctor examining the patient with cardiac imaging

Cardiac Services available at PRP Clinics

Blood Pressure Monitor

  • Detects and records blood pressure over 24 hours
  • Takes approximately 20 minutes to fit the monitor
Blood Pressure Monitor Services

Cardiac MRI

  • Fast 2 hours prior to appointment
  • Takes 40-60 minutes
Cardiac MRI Services

CT Calcium Score

  • Allows us to estimate your risk of heart attack/stroke
  • No caffeine from midnight
  • Takes around 15 minutes
CT Calcium Score Services

CT Coronary Angiography

  • Images the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart
  • No caffeine for 8 hours prior, Fast 2 hours prior
  • The scan will take 1-2 hours
CT Coronary Angiography Services


  • Records electrical activity of the heart
  • Takes approximately 15 minutes
ECG Services


  • Assesses the structure and function of the heart
  • Takes approximately 30 minutes
Echocardiography Services

Event Monitor

  • Records your heart rate and rhythm
  • Fitting takes approximately 20 minutes
Event Monitor Services

Exercise Stress Test

  • Assesses your heart under stress
  • Takes approximately 30 minutes
Exercise Stress Test Services

Holter Monitor

  • Records heart rate and rhythm continuously
  • Fitting takes approximately 20 minutes
Holter Monitor Services

Myocardial Perfusion Scan

  • Identify areas of reduced blood flow in the heart
  • Preparation Required
Myocardial Perfusion Scan Services

Stress Echo

  • Assesses your heart under stress
  • Combines an ultrasound with an exercise stress test
Stress Echo Services

Schedule your medical imaging appointment today.

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What Our Patients Say About PRP

I would not go anywhere else for Diagnostic imaging. All staff from reception to radiographers are excellent, friendly and very caring. Thank you all for doing a wonderful job.

-Wendy Sharp