Magnetic Resonance Angiography 2012, Part 1, 107-112
Today, three-dimensional contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE-MRA) is a widely accepted and powerful diagnostic tool for assessment of almost all vascular territories. Its noninvasive nature and flexibility make CE-MRA an appealing alternative to digital subtraction angiography (DSA) or computed tomography angiography (CTA). In addition, compared to the iodinated contrast agents used in CTA and DSA, gadolinium-based contrast agents have long enjoyed an excellent safety record. In the past, there has been little motivation for, or emphasis on, dose reduction strategies.
blood pool contrast agents, imagaing agents, MRA, contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography, CE-MRA, MRI, cardiovasular disease
Created 27/04/2012 Last updated 27/04/2012