What is the role of MRI in the workup of syncope?

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Author: Rumm Morag, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain and magnetic resonance arteriography (MRA) may be required in select cases to evaluate the vertebrobasilar vasculature and are more appropriately performed on an inpatient basis in consultation with a neurologist or a neurosurgeon.


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