Magnetic resonance angiography

Alternative Names

MRA; Angiography – magnetic resonance

Definition of Magnetic resonance angiography

Magnetic resonance angiography is an exam of the blood vessels. Unlike traditional angiography that involves placing a tube (catheter) into the body, MRA is considered noninvasive.

Review

Benjamin Taragin M.D., Department of Radiology, Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, N.Y. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/13/2010

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