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Overview

The Magnetic Resonance Angiography of Abdomen Aorta uses powerful magnetic fields and radio waves to evaluate and identify abnormalities in the abdominal aortic region.

What is MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta?

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRI Angiography) is based on magnetic resonance imaging and is used to generate images of the blood vessels in and around the heart.

An MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta is performed to help in the evaluation of the functions of the abdomen, aorta and its surrounding structures.

How is MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta performed?

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

  • The patient is made to lie on the scanning table.
  • The scanning table will slide the entire body inside the magnetic unit.
  • In some cases, a contrast agent is injected into a vein in the arm.
  • The patient will be asked to stay still and hold their breath for a few seconds during the procedure.
  • The images are captured, stored, viewed, and printed on film.

The MRI procedure takes around 45 minutes.

Side effects/risks of MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta
An MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta 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 Abdomen Aorta

The only preparation before performing the MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta is that the patient has to not drink or eat anything at least 3 hours before the procedure.

It is also suggested that the patient bring someone along with them if they are planning to take relaxation medication.

Post-care after MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta:

There are no post-care measures after the MRI Angiography of Abdomen Aorta. The patient may get back to their regular lives. If the patient is given relaxation medication, they may require assistance after the procedure.

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