MR Angiography Carotid is the test of the neck in which magnetic field, radio waves and a computer are used to take images of carotid arteries. It takes two three-dimensional images of the blood vessels. Why done? MR Angiography Carotid is conducted to evaluate the presence of any blockage...
MR Angiography Carotid is the test of the neck in which magnetic field, radio waves and a computer are used to take images of carotid arteries. It takes two three-dimensional images of the blood vessels.
MR Angiography Carotid is conducted to evaluate the presence of any blockage or narrowing in the carotid arteries. Determine risk of future stroke and the need for further treatment to lower your stroke risk.
It is an invasive imaging procedure in which a catheter is inserted into a blood vessel in the arm or leg, and with the help of a special x-ray machine, it is guided to the carotid arteries.
MR Angiography Carotid doesn't require special preparation. However, your doctor may ask you not to smoke or drink caffeine for at least 2 hours before the test as these may affect the accuracy of the test.
After the Carotid Angio, you will be asked to take bedrest for several hours. You should also drink plenty of liquids to clear the contrast material from your body. You also have to maintain safe distance from kids and ladies for nearly one week.
Cost of MR Angiography Carotid
This test costs around Rs.8000-18500 Reach certified diagnostic centre like Ganesh Diagnostic as early as possible for best results.
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MR Angiography Carotid (MRI Scan)
Within 6-8 hours*
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