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Stage 4 kidney failure, low heart working rate, diabetes, drained lungs. Is angiogram possible?

Aunt told heart working at 15 percent. Is a diabetic. Lungs drained 5 days ago. Full again. Stage 4 kidney failure. Can she have an angeogram? If yes. Know all possibles from angeogram. Aunt is 67. Never ate right. Always seditary. Not over weight now. Has been up and down with weight whole life. Was in serious car accident about 40 days ago.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi, as per your history of your aunt; it is very unlikely for your aunt to sustain procedure like coronary angiogram or in other word no she cannot undergo such heavy procedure with a stage 4 CKD. Symptomatic treatment for her cardiac problem is strictly advocated . Take care
Answered: Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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