A 45-year-old member asked:
what is the difference between an angiogram and an angioplasty?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bradley Thomas answered
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 the problem with a balloon then the procedure becomes an angioplasty.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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