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The MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb is a procedure which involves the use of magnetic rays to evaluate the working of the aortic lower limb region of the human body.

What is MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb?

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRI Angiography) is based on magnetic resonance imaging. It is used to generate images of the blood vessels in and around the heart. An MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb is performed to help in the evaluation of the functions of the aorta and the lower extremities of the body.

How is MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb performed?

The steps involved in the MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb are as follows:

  • The patient is asked to lie down on the scanning table and to wrap their arms around their head.
  • The scanning table will slide the entire body inside the magnetic scanning unit.
  • In some cases, a contrast agent is injected into a vein in the arm to improve the quality of the images.
  • The patient will be asked to stay still while the images are captured.
  • The images are then stored, viewed, and printed on film.

The MRI scan takes around 45-60 minutes to complete.

Side effects/risks of MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb
An MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb scan may include the following side effects:
● Nausea.
● Headache.
● Dizziness.
● Itching.
● Mild skin rash and hives.
● Pain at the site of injection.

Preparation before performing MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb?

The only preparation before performing the MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb involves a prohibition on food and drink at least 3 hours before the procedure. If relaxation medication is involved, the patient may require assistance after the procedure.

Post-care after MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb:

There are no post-care measures after the MRI Angiography of Aorta Lower Limb, and the patient may resume regular activities. 

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