Magnetic resonance angiography in peripheral vascular surgery

Omaida C. Velázquez, Richard A. Baum, Jeffrey P. Carpenter

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Abstract

This chapter reviews magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) applied to the diagnosis and preoperative planning in patients with peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities. The advantages and disadvantages, accuracy and clinical application of MRA are compared and contrasted with the traditional preoperative imaging modality for patients with Vascular disease, i.e. conventional contrast angiography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-162
Number of pages14
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Lower extremities
  • MRA
  • Vascular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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