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difference angiogram angioplasty
A 24-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Cardiology
Diagnose and fix: The angiogram is a roadmap of the inside of the artery showing where the narrowings and blockages are. The angioplasty is a stretching of the artery a ... Read More
43 years experience Cardiology
Reconnaissance : It's "reconnaissance" versus "search and rescue". An angiogram is injection of "dye" to see the internal structure of the arteries. No therapy is per ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Cardiology
Angio: Angiogram is an imaging study, angioplasty is a procedure to treat an artery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Treatment: An angiogram is the diagnostic portion of a procedure in which contrast is injected into an artery to assess it for disease. Once you decide to treat ... Read More
10 years experience Radiology
Difference: Angiogram is a study to see the blood vessels. Angioplasty is a procedure to widen the vessels with a balloon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
X-ray vs. treatment: Angiogram is x-ray of a blood vessel to establish a diagnosis of what is wrong. In contrast, angioplasty is repair of a blood vessel. It can be done ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If there is a blockage is found during angiogram, it can often be treated during the same procedure, with angioplasty and/or stent placement. This ca ... Read More
A male asked:
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Probably Not: Without ALL of the specifics your question is hard to answer...but... in general no, a repeat is not needed.
A 27-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Cardiology
Most common:femoral: In the US most angiograms and angioplasties (and stents) are accessed via the femoral artery at the groin. The radial approach is growing in usage bu ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
62 years experience General Surgery
What artery ?: I f it is one of the heart arteries, the breathing could be abnormal, this might affect you throat indirectly causing hoarseness.
A 33-year-old female asked:
58 years experience Internal Medicine
If a blockage: is found which can be treated with a stent...this can be done at the same time....if there are multiple blockages or its in some positions "open" (sur ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Physician hospital: Please see your physician for an EKG and possibly a chest radiograph. Post procedure fatigue is common and there may be chest wall muscular tenderness ... Read More
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