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Can angiography remove the blockages from the heart ?

is angiography removes the blockages from the heart
Asked On : Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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Angiography is done to check for the blockage in the arteries. However, if the blockages are small, they fix stents during the angiography test to reduce the expenses to the patient which is known as angioplasty. But, angioplasty or bypass, they do not dissolve or remove the blockages. there are good ayurvedic remedies for this. send a mail to for more information.
Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
angiography is diagnostic procedure
it detects arterial block if any
angioplasty is the procedure to remove blocks both the procedures can be done simultaneously
Answered: Sat, 26 Mar 2011
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Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
Welcome to is a diagnostic procedure wherein a catheter is introduced from leg artery to upto heart and dye is injected to see coronary arteries.Small bocks can be overcome with angioplasty.Angioplasty, a procedure to open blocked coronary arteries, with or without stenting.If it is diffuse vessel disease, small callibre artery angioplasty cant be done.
Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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