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Table 1 Service provision and indications for CMR.

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance activity in the United Kingdom: a survey on behalf of the british society of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Service provision  
Sessions per week (mean ± SD) 4 (4)
Patients per session (mean ± SD) 4 (3)
Number of scans per year (median ± IQR)  
• 2008 240 (100-730)
• 2009 300 (100-1000)
• 2010 332 (140-1200)
Inpatient waiting times  
• 24 hours 9 (17%)
• 48 hours 13 (25%)
• 2- 5 days 21 (40%)
• 6-10 days 6 (11%)
• > 10 days 1 (2%)
• No inpatient service 1 (2%)
• Unknown 2 (4%)
Outpatient waiting times  
• < 2 weeks 4 (8%)
• 2-4 weeks 20 (38%)
• 4-8 weeks 24 (45%)
• > 8 weeks 3 (6%)
• Unknown 2 (4%)
CMR funding  
Specific Funding 20/53 (38%)
• Primary care trust 11/20 (55%)
• Scottish Health Board 4/20 (20%)
• Tertiary 2/20 (10%)
• Shared primary care trust and tertiary 3/20 (15%)
No specific funding 33/53 (62%)
Indications for CMR (%)  
Coronary artery disease 26
• Viability 71
• Ischaemia 21
• Acute myocardial infarction 8
Heart failure and cardiomyopathy 39
Congenital heart disease 19
Acquired vascular diseases 4
Valvular heart diseases 4
Pericardial disease 4
Cardiac transplantation < 1
Others (Tumours, chemotherapy) 4