A 41-year-old member asked:
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are angiogram and angiography the same thing?

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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 obtain an angiogram. They are often used interchangeably in the vernacular.
Answered on Aug 14, 2019
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