What is Angiography?

An angiography is an X-ray test that uses a special dye and camera (fluoroscopy) to take pictures of the blood flow in an artery (such as the aorta) or a vein (such as the vena cava). An angiogram can be used to look at the arteries or veins in the head, arms, legs, chest, back, or belly.

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Can angiography be performed to detect systemic vasculitis in the respiratory system and esophagus? If yes, what does this entail? If no, why...

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No angiogram can be used only for obstructive lesions.

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My tmt is positive and ct angiography is normal but i m having so much breathing problem left side discomfort and pain in left hand n chest..what...

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Kindly upload the reports

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Hello Ma'am

After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your...

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if i had an angiogram done today, can i take a flight to California in two days after that?

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Regarding your concern, I would like to explain that you can safely take a flight in two days after an uncomplicated...

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