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A 21-year-old female asked:

How do you tell how clogged your arteries are in your heart? like the ones that if they got clogged would cause a heart attack?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Angiogram: An angiogram, in which dye is injected into the artery while x-rays are taken, is the usual way doctors look at heart arteries to see where the artery clogs are. It is not a simple procedure to do, so is only done when a patient is at a high risk of getting a heart attack or similar medical problem, or after a patient has already started having a heart attack.
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