Alternative test for MRI with contrast?

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   Posted 4/13/2015 1:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello everyone, my mother had an ultrasound which found 2 partially blocked arteries. Her doctor ordered an MRI w/contrast but the MRI tech wouldn't risk the procedure due to her reduced kidney function and a history of negative side effects from the contrast/dyes. The tech said her renal system could shut down and he wouldn't risk it. Is there any other test that may be effective? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks
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