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What is the difference between an angiography and angioplasty?

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Dr. David Fertel
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Diagnosis vs treatmet: angiography is the placement of contrast (dye) in an artery. angioplasty is the dilatation of an artery usually with a balloon.

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