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Difference between angiogram and angiography

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 32 years experience
No: Technically no. An angiogram is the image taken when the artery is injected with dye and imaged under x-rays. Angiography is the procedure used to obt... Read More
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
Sort of: An angiogram is the result of angiography. It is the end product of the process.

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wilentz
Cardiology 46 years experience
Coronary Angiogram: Ct angiography is excellent at screening for coronary blockages but does not give the same spatial resolution as a direct angiogram. That said, in man... Read More
Dr. Eric Goodman
Radiology 28 years experience
Both tests are good: Both tests are excellent tests to detect artery blockages. Ct angiogram has the advantage of being a non invasive test and can be performed in a clini... Read More
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
All are useful: Ct angiogram is non-invasive and takes only a few minutes in a ct scanner. It is an accurate screening test to detect blockages. If you are talking ab... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
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
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
Vascular 20 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Angio: Angiogram is an imaging study, angioplasty is a procedure to treat an artery.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magge Lakshmi
Radiology 23 years experience
Almost the same: An angiogram is generic meaning, a study of blood vessels, but is typically used almost synonymously with arteriogram. A venogram is when you inject d... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Adding contrast: Computerized axial tomography CAT or CT is a form of x-ray imaging without using any dye or contrast. If the radiologist injects a dye or contrast to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
A CT scan: Is performed without and/or with intravenous contrast/dye and evaluates the entirety of the body part being imaged. An angiogram is performed with in... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not quite: Nuclear stress test is just for the heart where as a CT angiogram can be done for any part of the body. Wish you good health!
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Farivar
24 years experience
Dont worry: Hi, differences in bp, if real, have nothing to do with mitral repair. Dont worry about it.