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A 43-year-old female asked:

Can prinzmetal angina caused by an angiogram?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Coronary vasospasm: Coronary vasospasm occasionally occurs during a cardiac catheterization but it's difficult to know what factors caused the spasm to occur. Prinzmetal angina is accompanied by certain ekg changes at the time of the vasospasm and this may be rare during coronary angiography. An interventional cardiologist is best suited to answer your question.

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Last updated Feb 2, 2014

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