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difference between angiogram and angiography

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Angiogram: Angiograms and angioplasty are defined when you break down the words into their respective suffixes and prefixes. The prefix ‘angio’ relates to a bloo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: An angiogram is the actual procedure with associated images of the specific vascular territory. Angiography is term to describe the imaging modality.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Almost: One is the procedure. The other is the result. The analogy (in sat form) is angiogram : angiography :: photograph : photography. So you do angiograp ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Sort of: An angiogram is the result of angiography. It is the end product of the process.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Nelson
22 years experience Neurology
Almost: A conventional cerebral angiogram is still considered the gold standard, but there is about a 1% chance of stroke from the procedure, plus other risks ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wilentz
44 years experience Cardiology
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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CTA : I personally would be unlikely to recommend that radiation exposure in such a patient without a strong belief there was a risk/benefit preponderance ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
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

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