San Jose, CA MRA Cost Comparison

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A MRA in San Jose costs $2,314 on average when you take the median of the 30 medical providers who perform MRA procedures in San Jose, CA. The least expensive MRA in San Jose is $925 for a MRA Brain while the most expensive MRA list price is $3,600 for a MRI of Lower Extremity. There are 6 different types of MRA provided in San Jose, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the San Jose providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Procedure Price Range
MRA Brain Cost Average $925 - $2,400 Free Quote
MR Angiography Neck (MRA MRI Neck) Cost Average $925 - $2,400 Free Quote
Chest MRI (Angiography) Cost Average $1,600 - $4,100 Free Quote
MRA of Abdomen Cost Average $1,400 - $3,600 Free Quote
MRA of Pelvis Cost Average $1,500 - $3,900 Free Quote
MRI of Lower Extremity Cost Average $3,600 - $9,300 Free Quote

Compare MRA Providers in San Jose, CA

Facility City Type
Health Diagnostics of Ca. San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Hollister Acute Care Hospital
O'connor Hospital San Jose Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center Santa Clara Acute Care Hospital
Regional Medical Center of San Jose San Jose Acute Care Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose Acute Care Hospital
PremiereScan San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center San Jose Acute Care Hospital
San Jose Imaging Center San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Valley Radiology - Mountain View Mountain View Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Valley Imaging Center Gilroy Diagnostic Testing Facility
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Palo Alto Diagnostic Testing Facility
Palo Alto Medical Imaging Palo Alto Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mirage Imaging Center Los Gatos Diagnostic Testing Facility
California Advanced Imaging Medical Assoc. San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Bay Imaging Center San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint Louise Regional Hospital Gilroy Acute Care Hospital
Insight Imaging - Los Gatos MRI Los Gatos Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford Palo Alto Childrens Hospital
El Camino Hospital Mountain View Acute Care Hospital
Silicon Valley MRI Los Gatos Diagnostic Testing Facility
Kaiser Permanente Santa Teresa-san Jose Medical Center San Jose Acute Care Hospital
Valley Imaging Partners - Los Gatos Los Gatos Diagnostic Testing Facility
Stanford Hospital Stanford Acute Care Hospital
O'Connor MRI San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Just X-rays San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Valley Radiology - Samaritan San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Valley Radiology - Montpelier San Jose Diagnostic Testing Facility
Santa Clara Imaging Santa Clara Diagnostic Testing Facility
Children's Recovery Center of Northern California Campbell Childrens Hospital

MRA Procedure Patient Preparation

Guidelines about eating and drinking before an MRA exam vary at different facilities. Unless you are told otherwise, you may follow your regular daily routine and take medications as usual. If you have claustrophobia (fear of enclosed spaces) or anxiety, you may want to ask your physician for a prescription for a mild sedative. Notify your physician or MRA technician if you are pregnant. Notify your physician or MRA technician if you have a pacemaker, artificial limb, any metal pins or metal parts in your body (especially in your eyes), metal heart valves, metal clips in your brain, bullet fragments, metal implants in your ear, tattooed eyeliner, or any other implanted or prosthetic medical device. Notify your physician or MRA technician if you have recently had surgery on a blood vessel. You should tell the technologist if you have metal or electronic medical devices in your body or if you are pregnant.

MR Angiography Alternatives

Physicians will often try to diagnose vascular disease with blood pressure measurements, CT scans, or ultrasounds prior to using MRAs. Although contrast angiography is the most popular test amongst physicians to evaluate blood vessels before determining treatment, MRAs are gaining popularity amongst physicians and may soon become the preferred diagnostic test for vascular disease.

What to expect during and after a MRA procedure

Most MRA exams are painless. You will be positioned on the moveable examination table. Some patients, however, find it uncomfortable to remain still during MRA imaging. Straps and bolsters may be used to help you stay still and maintain the correct position during imaging. It is normal for the area of your body being imaged to feel slightly warm, but if it bothers you, notify the radiologist or technologist. It is important that you remain perfectly still while the images are being recorded. MRA exams generally include multiple runs (sequences), each typically a few seconds to a few minutes at a time. The entire examination is usually completed within one hour. If a contrast material will be used in the MRA exam, a nurse or technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) line into a vein in your hand or arm. It is normal to feel coolness and a flushing for a minute or two when the contrast material is injected. If you have not been sedated, no recovery period is necessary. You may resume your usual activities and normal diet immediately after the exam.

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