A 59-year-old male asked:
is mri more accurate than ultrasound test in measuring size of proximal abdominal aorta?if yes or no, why?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
No: Ultrasound is very reliable for screening of aortic size, plus it is far less expensive than mri. Mri and ct are better if you are planning surgery on the aorta, as they give far more detail and anatomic information.
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