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Arteriogram Side Effects
Simple: An artery of the leg or the wrist is catheterized and through a catheter, dye is injected in the vascular territory being studies and X ray pictures are taken to visualize the inside of the vessels. Depending of the vessel being studies this arteriogram (or angiogram) could help define vessels in the heart (coronary), the brain (cerebral), the kidneys (renal) and other vessels ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broad question: In general, this is an outpatient procedure. You will arrive NPO, and will typically be sedated. A local anesthetic is injected to numb the entry site. A sheath is placed in the vessel and a catheter (hollow tube) is advanced while watching on fluoroscopy to the body part being studied. An iodine based contrast agent is injected through the catheter either by hand or a power injector while ...Read more
Almost the same: An angiogram is generic meaning, a study of blood vessels, but is typically used almost synonymously with arteriogram. A venogram is when you inject dye to study veins (veins carry blood back to your heart) An arteriogram is when you inject arteries the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to various body parts. ...Read more
Femoral arteriogram: read this: http://www.medicalhealthtests.com/articles/699/health-articles/femoral-arteriography.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a vena cava filter and will have an arteriogram performed tomorrow of the abdomen. Are there risk? I am wondering if the procedure of an arterigram performed will interfere with a vena cava filter that is already in place?
I'm 29 years old and have a 1.9cm splenic artery annyurism. I will be undergoing a arteriogram to repair it. What are the risks? How is recovery?
Usually normal: A mildly prominent common bile duct is not an uncommon finding on CT scan. The common bile duct carries bile from your liver down to your gallbladder and intestine. If you have had your gallbladder removed the bile duct will appear more prominent. If you have and obstruction of the bile duct it will appear prominent. Obstruction of the duct would cause pain and abnormalities of the liver tests. ...Read more
Feel pulse in 7 places between foot + leg. Unilateral swelling posteriorly. US + ABI normal. Have P. Vera + Crohn's. Time for arteriogram + venogram?
Feeling pulse: Feeling pulse in itself is not a bad thing. However the swelling needs to be examined to determine next course of action. Need not necessarily be arteriogram/venogram. The swelling may be nonvascular in nature. ...Read more
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