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difference between mri and mrv

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
More info: First off, we need to know the story behind the tests as each test is ordered for a reason not "just because". If the test has low pretest probability ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI: is magnetic resonance imaging. MRV is magnetic resonance venography, a specialized form of MRI that evaluates the veins.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
MRV: Mri of the brain evaluates the brain tissue for any abnormal signal, lesions, or masses. An mrv (mr venography) uses special sequences to look at the ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John To
Dr. John To answered
30 years experience Radiology
Possibly: it would depend on the type of sequences and thinness of slices used on the standard brain MRI protocol and whether IV gadolinium was used. Dural ven ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Yes: There is usually a screening form that you will need to complete, it asks if you have metal or metal fragments within your body, have a cochlear impla ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Take it easy: Sounds like you had a thorough exam and investigations, including MRI and mrv. The "pressure" in head could be because of "tension headache", which ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Safdieh
19 years experience Neurology
Amitriptyline: Hi Victor, TCAs are great choices for migraine prevention. SSRIs generally are not and in my experience as a headache specialist, can make them worse ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Usually: they are looking for dural venous sinus thrombosis when an intracranial MRV(MR venography) is specifically requested.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple Sclerosis: If the mr only show a single spot in the cerebellum then ms would be of a very suspicion as to diagnosis - further workup by a neurologist would be he ... Read More
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