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  • Cardiovascular Imaging

  • Locations

  • Rhode Island Hospital
    593 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02903

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    The Miriam Hospital
    164 Summit Avenue
    Providence, RI 02906

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    Newport Hospital
    11 Friendship Street
    Newport, RI 02840

  • Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA)

  • Magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) is a type of MRI that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radiowave energy to provide pictures of blood vessels inside the body.  Problems within the blood vessels that restrict blood flow can be diagnosed with MRA, which allows imaging of both blood flow and the condition of blood vessel walls. MRA is used to look for aneurysms, clots, stenosis caused by plaque in blood vessels, aneurysms or tears in the aorta, and stenosis of the blood vessels leading to the lungs, kidneys, or legs.