MRA CAROTID VESSELS

What is MRA Carotid Vessels

MRA Carotid Vessels is a test in which magnets and dye are used to assess blood vessels for conditions like carotid artery disease. It is non-invasive diagnostic procedure that uses MRI technology and intravenous contrast dye.

Why done?

The test is done to recognize abnormalities and to detect atherosclerotic (plaque) disease in the carotid artery of the neck, which may restrict blood flow to the brain and cause a stroke.

Procedure

During the procedure, you will be asked to lie flat inside the magnetic resonance imaging scanner. In some cases, a special dye, known as contrast, may be injected into your bloodstream to make your blood vessels easier to see.

How does one prepare for test?

For the MRA Carotid Vessels test, you should wear comfortable clothing, preferably cotton. You should leave your jewelry and valuables at home. There is no special preparation for this exam.

Required Documents

  • Doctor's prescription slip
  • Documents related to medical history
  • Any valid ID proof for verification

After Care

Unless your doctor gives you any special instruction after the test, you can carry on your normal activities and eat your regular food. You should take care to drink plenty of fluids to flush out the contrast material. Stay away of kids and ladies for next 4-5 days.

Cost of MRA Carotid Vessels

This test costs around Rs.8000-9000/-. Reach certified diagnostic centre like Ganesh Diagnostic as early as possible for best results

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DETAILS

Test Type MRA CAROTID VESSELS
Includes
Preparation
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, watches, Rings, or any other similar object.
  • you must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • No fasting is required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.
Reporting

4-6 hours

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Test Price: ₹ 4800 ₹ 8000

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