- •Non-contrast MRV has potential for pre-dialysis work-up of renal failure patients.
- •Non-contrast versus contrast-enhanced chest/arm MRV is evaluated in volunteers.
- •Both MRV techniques are compared to ultrasound-derived measurements in the arm.
- •Non-contrast and contrast enhanced MRV caliber measurements are comparable.
- •Both MRV techniques derive slightly larger measurements than ultrasound.
Materials and methods
Results and conclusions
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