What is an Upper Extremity MRA?
Upper Extremity MRA is a painless radiology exam which may be performed to help examine the area of the upper extremity in a non-invasive manner. It aids doctors in further evaluating the blood vessel in your upper extremities including arms, shoulders, hands and elbows.
Who should get this test?
MRA is used to examine blood vessels in key areas of the body, including the:
- abdomen (such as the kidneys and liver)
- legs and feet
- arms and hands
Is there radiation involved?
No. An MRI is a painless radiology technique that has the advantages of avoiding radiation exposure.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.