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cerebral angiogram side effects

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Side effects from the angiogram can be related to the procedure (bleeding or injury to the blood vessels from the catheters used to inject the contras ... Read More
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Few: To name few allergy to contrast agent irregular heart rhythm hart attack low bp vascular complications etc read the pamphlet from the doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Take statin: You have some coronary artery atherosclerosis which is a risk factor for future heart attacks. The score indicates that the disease is not extensive a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Bruise post angio: This is not uncommon, but varies. Watch to see it does not grow. If lump appears and grows contact the person who did the angio. You bled a little in ... Read More
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Other symptoms?: Hematomas are the most common vascular access site complication, occurring in 5%-25% of patients who undergo groin puncture. The risk of pseudoaneurys ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Aneurysm: Usually large or unstable cerebral anuerysms are treated with clipping , coiling, or ebolization.The hope is that this will prevent rupture at a futur ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The issue is usually not the angiogram itself but the site the catheter was introduced, usually the groin. Depending on the size (diameter) of the cat ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Berkompas
35 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: The best advice i can give is talk to the doctor who did the study or the doctor who ordered it. This is not a common reaction after a cerebral angio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Radio graphically : It must be distinguished from an aneurysm . It is a small dilitation, usually funnel shaped, at the origin oh the posterior communicating artery from ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hematoma: See your doctor about this , it sounds like you leaked blood at the puncture site. Usually it gradually goes away but should be checked to be sure not ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Ask your doc, maybe?: Infundibula are funnel-shaped symmetrical enlargements that occur at the origins of cerebral arteries & are apparent on 7-25% of otherwise normal ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Unfortunate: Your complications are very unfortunate and I sincerely sympathize but angiograms are generally safe. All medical procedures have a complication rate. ... Read More
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