Location

MR Venography With Contrast

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

First Consultation
₹99 

Free consultations with top Doctors

Free consultations with top Doctors

Sample pickup at home

Sample pickup at home

Online reports within 48 hours

Online reports within 48 hours

Overview Brief

The MR Venography with Contrast is a procedure that makes use of radio frequencies and a large magnet to reconstruct the images of different organs of the body.

What is MR Venography with Contrast?

The MR Venography with Contrast is an imaging procedure to see the veins in one’s body. The MR Venography with Contrast uses magnets and contrast dye to highlight the veins carrying the blood back to the heart and lungs. The images retrieved of the vessels are checked for clots. The test is usually performed for the diagnosis of cerebral venous thrombosis. An MR Venography with Contrast is recommended only if the patient is likely to have a structural vein abnormality as these cases are rare compared to the ones involving arteries. [1]

How is MR Venography with Contrast performed?

The MR Venography with Contrast test is performed with an MRI-like machine:

  • The patient is asked to lie down a table.
  • A contrast dye would be injected in their vein.
  • The machine then captures images of the body parts which are later examined.

The procedure completes in about 30-90 minutes. [2]

Side effects/risks of MR Venography with Contrast

Following are the possible side effects of the dye used in MR Venography with Contrast:

  • Allergic reaction to the contrast dye.
  • Fever after the procedure.
  • A risk for people with asthma and kidney disease.

Preparation before performing MR Venography with Contrast

You can prepare for an MR Venography with Contrast in the following way:

  • Fast for at least four to six hours before the procedure.
  • Inform the doctor if you’re pregnant or have some allergies as the radiation be risky. [3]

Post-care after MR Venography with Contrast

Following are the post-care instruction for MR Venography with Contrast:

  • The patient’s injected site is checked and vital signs are monitored.
  • The patient is asked to drink enough water to clear the dye out of their system.

Find the best radiologist for your MR Venography With Contrast on Mfine. Download the Mfine app and consult radiologists online.

Explore mfine

Doctors

750+ Doctors

Hospitals

200+ Hospitals

Other Specialities

Download mfine App now

Download mfine App

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App