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Magnetic Resonance Angiography
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Magnetic Resonance Angiography?

MRA is a study of the blood vessels using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) . Using a large magnet, radio waves, and a computer, an MRA makes two-dimensional and three-dimensional pictures.

MRA Interpretation
MRA Interpretation
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This test is done to:

  • Identify diseased, narrowed, enlarged, and blocked blood vessels
  • Locate internal bleeding

Call Your Doctor

After the test, call your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Worsening of symptoms
  • Allergic or abnormal symptoms (if contrast material was used)

In case of emergency, call 911.