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carotid artery doesnt show in the mri
A male asked:
22 years experience Family Medicine
Instructions: I suggest to discuss this result with Doctor who prescribe this test for you because all MRI result requires correlation with clinical presentation. A ... Read More
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Low value finding.: Why? 2 reasons: 1. Spacial resolution of MRI (even more so than CT) is very low compared to the complexity of the anatomic structures named & 2. A ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No the MRI will not show the carotid arteries. It evaluates brain matter, not vasculature. MRA of head and neck will evaluate vasculature. US of the c ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, I would say so.: Especially w/loss of peripheral vision. Get to an Ophthalmologist ASAP,even if you have to go to ER.
A 36-year-old male asked:
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need CT angiogram: Flow void on MRI means that in flow is not seen with MRI technique
this could be artefact. Ct angiogram or angiogram can help to make sure that arter ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
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Not yet!: Follow up with pcp about diet, statins, ; frequency of follow ups.
A female asked:
28 years experience Radiology
Movement: “The term “flow void” generally refers to blood that is moving within a vessel. Produces a dark appearance which is normal and expected. Considered ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
22 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: It would be easier and cheaper to see a surgeon experienced in evaluating neck masses. He or she may be able to tell you that you don't need anything ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
50 years experience Cardiology
Arterial wall: To see detail in an arterial wall you need to have an arteriographic study. A regular MRI would not likely show this.
A 23-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Radiology
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pat ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
43 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: Depends on the technique they employ. It is certainly entirely possible to accurately see the carotids if they include it in the field of view.
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