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Mr And Mra Pelvis With And Without Contrast
I recently got an mra of my pelvis and they found a tear in my quadratus femoris. I can t seem to find much literature on the treatment options for it. Please help.
What does " mild cardia megally is noted." means in otherwise a normal "mra chest w/wo contrast"report, in a male adult who exercise aerobically a lot?
Increased size: Cardiomegaly refers to increased heart size, so the report is saying that your heart is mildly increased in size, which may not mean anything bad at all. Your physician will need to assess your overall clinical findings to decide whether that one finding is of any concern. ...Read more
Is a 3.0 tesla mra better test than 1.5 tesla mra with and without contrast in detecting and diagnosing 1 to 2 mm cerebral aneurysm(s)?
Yes: magnet strength is highrGet a more detailed answer ›
No: Open MRI machines are limited in the strength of the field they can attain (0.25-0.75 tesla). The image resolution ("quality") is dependent on the strength of the field. Closed units can go up to 3 tesla (actually more, but not common in most hospitals) and give much better images. The better the image, the more accurate the findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: what they are looking for. Some MRAs can be performed adequately without contrast. ...Read more
Prone to allergic reactions to meds. Having an mra w/contrast soon. Never had bad reaction from MRI contrasts before, but more allergies now. Concern?
Gadolinium contrast: Allergy is very rare: according to this, http://www.Medicalnewstoday.Com/releases/92774.Php there were 54 reactions to over 78000 injections reported, almost all mild. ...Read more
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