JCMR 2020; 22.65. Exercise cardiovascular magnetic resonance: development, current utility and future applications (CME)

Purpose/ Objective

Exercise cardiovascular magnetic resonance (Ex-CMR) has developed over the past 25 years to combine the superior image qualities of CMR with the preferred method of exercise stress with numerous exercise methods existing. This publication presents an in-depth assessment of the various Ex-CMR stress methods and the varied pulse sequence approaches, including those specially designed for Ex-CMR. Current and future developments in image acquisition are highlighted, and will likely lead to a much greater clinical use of Ex-CMR across a range of cardiovascular conditions.Exercise CMR has been developing for 30 years with multiple studies published, however there has not been a journal article before presenting the development of different techniques and potential clinical uses. This Ex-CMR literature review acts to provide an in-depth presentation of the varying techniques and diseases investigated.

To close the gap , learners need to know about the different exercise techniques used in Ex-CMR and the varying pro's and cons and the possible clinical applications of Ex-CMR.

Upon completion, the learner will have a greater understanding of the varying methods to perform Ex-CMR, including benefits and challenges of each technique and the numerous disease investigated and potential future clinical applications.


Accreditation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Instructions for Claiming CME

  • Read and fully comprehend the article
  • Complete the post-activity evaluation
  • A certificate of completion will be available once the evaluation is submitted


Financial Disclosures
The planners and faculty for this activity have the following relationships to disclose:

Dr. Thomas Craven: Honoraria due for educational online webinar sponsored by Lode BV, giving a presentation entitled:'The wide range of applications of Supine exercise cardiovascular magnetic resonance' on the 29/10/2020.


Disclosure of Commercial Support



Please see the bibliography at the end of the journal article.

Course Information
Course Date:
November 02, 2020
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education
Total General Hours: 1.00
SCMR Member Price:$0.00
Non-Member Price:$10.00