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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Lyrica (pregabalin): Lyrica (pregabalin) does not have to be discontinued before this test.
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Dr. Moshe Lewis
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not necesary: You can continue the Lyrics As It Will Not Impact The Test or the results.it should not be a problem to continue. Do remind the MD of all medicines yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
28 years experience Radiology
No: It is unusual to have pain remote from entry site for an angiogram. Complications of angiogram can include bleeding under the skin that can cause pai ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Angiography: A small size catheter is inserted in your groin an advanced to the origin of your brain main arteries. Dye is then flushed into the catheter and x ray ... Read More
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends --: Using angiocath depending on the area being tested.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Aroesty
61 years experience Cardiology
Possible allergy: While generally safe, this procedure can be complicated by allergy to the contrast embolus causing a stroke dissection of the artery causing a stroke ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dutka
45 years experience Neurology
Hours: You have to remain still to avoid bleeding at the site of the puncture for the catheter. If it is in the groin, the doctors may have used an artery c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Blood vessel : Of the brain evaluation. Check out radiologyinfo.Org.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Depends: There are several ways angiography can be done however all carry risk associated with contrast use, e.g. Allergic reaction or kidney injury (depending ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Angiogram: Part of the procedure is assesing the patient for potential for reactions. Speak to the dr. When they get your informed consent and be sure they have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Probably very soon.: If you are feeling normal now, and if there is no complication from your procedures, you should continue to feel normal after the procedures.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
17 years experience Radiology
Brain angio: An MRA of the brain is very robust. With MR you can have a 3-dimensional picture of the vascular anatomy. MR does not have any radiation, the contrast ... Read More

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