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Dr. Terrence Cohen
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Special Heart X-Ray: In this test, a tube (or catheter) is inserted through a small hole into an artery and passed to the heart where pressures can be measured and special dye can be injected. Blockages of dye flow are visible on x-rays and indicte artery blockages. The valves and contraction of the heart muscle are observed.

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What is an angiogram for the heart?

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Dr. Terrence Cohen
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Special Heart X-Ray: In this test, a tube (or catheter) is inserted through a small hole into an artery and passed to the heart where pressures can be measured and special dye can be injected. Blockages of dye flow are visible on x-rays and indicte artery blockages. The valves and contraction of the heart muscle are observed.

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