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Are there age restrictions for an angiogram test?

Are there age restrictions for an angiogram test?

No: An angiogram is a minimally invasive examination of the blood vessesl used to make a diagnosis or treat a problem diagnosed by prior noninvasive studies. It can be performed on any age as long as there are indication and the risks of the procedure outweigh any the risks. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Angiogram (Definition)

An angiogram is a picture of the inside of ones blood vessel (vein or artery) created by injecting a clear liquid (radiopaque dye) which appears to be white (or ...Read more


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Subsequent to doing angiogram also is epsrfa test necessary?

Question unclear...: I am not sure what your question is because I don't know the context. Angiograms are done to look at the heart vessels, the plumbing so to speak of the heart. This analyzes the blood flow to the heart muscle. EPS/RFA refers to procedures that are done to analyze and treat electrical functions/problems of the heart. Usually angiograms and EPS are not discussed in the same breath-different topics. ...Read more

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What is an angiogram test for?

To see blood flow: To get a road MAP of the inside of an artery to see the blood flow to an organ. ...Read more

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What does an inconclusive angiogram test mean?

What does an inconclusive angiogram test mean?

Borderline: Not everythng is black or white.You could have a blockage in an artery which is not severe so that maybe it has nothing to do with your symptoms. The result then would be inconlusive. The test is not totally normal but the problem may not be severe enough to cause symptoms or require treatment. ...Read more

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What does an angiogram test for?

What does an angiogram test for?

Invasive exam: It is a minimally invasive exam that evaluates blood vessels. There can be various indications for the exam and may be proceeded by noninvasive exams such as ct, MRI or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Angiogram test showed 2 blocks of 90% blockage which needs to be treated by angioplast. Is it necessary to do urgently ? Or can it be treated by med?

Angiogram test showed 2 blocks of 90% blockage which needs to be treated by angioplast. Is it necessary to do urgently ? Or can it be treated by med?

Angioplasties : These procedures are indicated when the symptoms are not controlled by medical therapy. If it's indicated, the symptoms severity would dictate the acuity of the procedure. ...Read more

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What does a renal angiogram test for?

Renal Arteries: A renal angiogram is a diagnostic test in which contrast is injected through the renal arteries to allow the cardiologist to visualize the renal arteries looking for blockages and good blood flow. ...Read more

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Could a person request an angiogram without a specific referral from the physician if he/she agrees to pay for the test?

Could a person request an angiogram without a specific referral from the physician if he/she agrees to pay for the test?

No: No reputable doctor would perform an invasive test that carries a small but measurable mortality risk without a proper indication. (ability to pay does not constitute a proper indication) . ...Read more

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Probable left atrial abnormality. P>50mS, <-0.10mV V1 Meaning? What test, angiogram? Veinography? Should I be concerned?

Ecg: That finding on an ecg doesn't mean a whole lot. You need to discuss your own situation with your Doc in case there are other factors that need to be considered. ...Read more