What is Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA)?

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A magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) is a type of magnetic resonance image (MRI) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to provide pictures of blood vessels inside the body. MRA can often provide information that cannot be obtained from an X-ray, ultrasound, or CT scan.

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Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 8 0
Migraine headaches 3 1
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Aortic Aneurysm 1 0
Balance problems 1 0
CCSVI (Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency) 1 0

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA)

Side effect Patients
Pain 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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