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What's the difference in a MRI and a MRA??

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Haven't had time to look it up.

Haven't had time to look it up.

And we're not busy? :chuckle

BittyBabyGrower, MSN, RN

Specializes in NICU, PICU, educator.

An MRA is an MRI that looks at arterial/venous vasculature.

rjflyn, ASN, RN

Specializes in Emergency. Has 23 years experience.

MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRA= Magnetic Resonance Angiography

Also if its your critical patient at least a couple hours in a loud noisy place. Not a good patient to have when battling a migraine let me tell you.

rj

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