A 25-year-old male asked:
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will undergo an mri of the aorta. will the doc c all of the aorta from iliac to the carotid arteries? and will they c aneurysms of carotid arteris?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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.
Answered on Jun 18, 2014

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