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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   HEllo Doctor
User :   may i know about angiography
Doctor :   Please explain in detail, what you want to know.
User :   angiography by 256 slice c.p method
Doctor :   Do you want to know about coronary angiography?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Angiography is an x-ray reading of the blood vessels. An angiogram applies a radiopaque essence, or dye, to compose the blood vessels visible under x-ray
User :   what is the difference in old and this method which is prefarable
Doctor :   Since coronary artey supplies blood and oxygen to heart,coronary angiography helps in analyzing those arteries.
User :   since doctor as suggested us the angiograpy but we heard about 256 slice c.p method which we heard in new as well not painful
User :   patient has feeling no problem in daily routine what you will suggest
Doctor :   Yes this is a new method and it helps in viewing the heart from any angle.
User :   which mehod should be prefrable
Doctor :   256-slice CT machine produces scans in approximately five seconds. The new scanner reduces the radiation exposure by as much as 80 percent compared to some scans performed on the standard 64-slice CT exam
Doctor :   Where are you based and where are you getting it done?
User :   i.e 256 is sucessful
Doctor :   Yes you can go for it.
Doctor :   I am sorry i am not aware of that if its available there or not
User :   thanks for that
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   no thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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