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MR Angiography Brain

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  1. At the time of the MRI you might be asked to remove any metallic coins, jewelry, metal wrist watches, metallic keys, dentures or hearing aids as the MRI uses strong magnetic fields
  2. Pregnant women should inform their doctor about their pregnancy before going for MRI
  3. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.

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What is MR Angiography Brain?

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) is one of the new innovations in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Whereas MRI is used to image various parts of the body-bones and joints, soft tissues, muscles, internal organs; MRA is specifically diagnose diseases of arteries and veins. It is used to examine blood vessels in key areas of the body like neck, brain, chest, heart, legs and feet. This technique uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to evaluate blood vessels and help identify abnormalities. MR angiography is generally safe. It does not use any radiation.


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Focus Diagnostics Centre and Speciality Clinics is a private ownership diagnostic center located in the heart of Rajajinagar, HSR Layout Bangalore and was established on February 7th 2010 with the sole aim of providing world class diagnostic facilities and ambience at affordable price that can cater to a common man. Focus diagnostic also has some 40 superspecialist doctors with considerable pedigree practising at its place, who also believe in the same thought of Focus on providing best...
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