The arrival of contrast-enhanced MRA within the early to mid Nineteen Nineties revolutionized the scientific method of vascular imaging: a correct non-invasive imaging modality, now not requiring ionizing radiation or in all likelihood nephrotoxic iodinated distinction media, used to be in a position to compete with the extra detrimental and invasive catheter angiography. at the present time, MRA is a secure, easy-to-perform process usually utilized in such a lot imaging facilities, and the continuing improvement of swifter, extra strong magnets and more suitable distinction brokers is more and more supporting to beat a few of the early boundaries of the strategy. Subdivided into 3 sections (technique, symptoms and sensible purposes) and written by means of across the world well known specialists within the box, this quantity sticks out within the present literature on MRA by way of providing:
- unique info on series parameters for various magnets and vascular territories for the optimization of the MRA technique;
- a vast evaluation of the significant symptoms for which contrast-enhanced MR angiography is preferably suited;
- the common MR imaging findings linked to quite a few pathologies;
- the appropriateness of contrast-enhanced MRA compared with different modalities, reminiscent of CTA and CEUS;
- the aptitude pitfalls and barriers of the procedure in medical routine.
The quantity will end up worthy to radiologists and clinicians wishing to extend, enhance, or consolidate their regimen method of vascular MR imaging.

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Dumoulin CL, Hart HR (1986) Magnetic Resonance Angiography. Radiology 161:717-720 10. Dumoulin CL, Souza SP, Walker MF, Wagle W (1989) Three-dimensional phase contrast angiography. 2 Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography: Theory and Technical Optimization Vincent B. Ho, William R. Corse and Jeffrey H. Maki Introduction Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE MRA) has emerged as a technique of choice for vascular imaging [1-3]. Technical improvements in CE MRA over the past decade have significantly improved not only image quality but also its speed, reliability and ease of use.

27 Accurate determination of the appropriate delay time between contrast administration and image acquisition can therefore be challenging. Prior to the availability of MR compatible injectors and fast imaging methods, an empiric estimation of the bolus arrival time was used. g. g. 3 mmol/kg) to ensure sufficiently long arterial phase duration of an adequate Gd concentration [4,5]. As mentioned above, peak arterial enhancement is highly variable between individual patients and is rarely estimated reliably on the basis of physiologic parameters alone [46].

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