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How long do I have to remain still after a brain angiogram?

How long do I have to remain still after a brain angiogram?

Hours: You have to remain still to avoid bleeding at the site of the puncture for the catheter. If it is in the groin, the doctors may have used an artery closure device, and you can move after 3 hours. If they did not use a closure device, six hours is better. ...Read more

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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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After a brain angiogram and coiling of an 8m aneurysm how will i feel and how soon will i be back to feeling normal?

After a brain angiogram and coiling of an 8m aneurysm how will i feel and how soon will i be back to feeling normal?

Probably very soon.: If you are feeling normal now, and if there is no complication from your procedures, you should continue to feel normal after the procedures. ...Read more

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What is an artery disclosure device? And can I ask for one after a brain angiogram?

What is an artery disclosure device? And can I ask for one after a brain angiogram?

Do you mean closure?: By disclosure, the questioner may be referring to a femoral artery closure device of the type used to close the small hole in the artery used for access for an angiogram. If so, this is something to discuss with the radiologist prior to the procedure being performed. ...Read more

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I am having a brain angiogram on tues I am worried about a reaction to the dye used please advise thanks.

I am having a brain angiogram on tues I am worried about a reaction to the dye used please advise thanks.

Brain angio: If your kidney function is normal, the likely chances of kidney issues after an angiogram is very low. Contrast dye can affect the kidneys but you will receive an IV fir fluid hydration. ...Read more

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How are angiograms done for brain?

How are angiograms done for brain?

Angiography: A small size catheter is inserted in your groin an advanced to the origin of your brain main arteries. Dye is then flushed into the catheter and x rays are then taken. Several pictures are taken that delineate your brain blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the known risks of a brain angiogram?

What are the known risks of a brain angiogram?

Possible allergy: While generally safe, this procedure can be complicated by allergy to the contrast embolus causing a stroke dissection of the artery causing a stroke perforation of a vessel causing bleeding at the site of the insertion of the catheter or more distally damage to the vessel at site of insertion of the catheter requiring surgical repair. ...Read more

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I have to go for an angiogram to my brain. What is this for. What will I feel?

Many things: To look at the blood vessels in the brain. You will have some discomfort at the site where there needle and tube are placed into the artery in the groin you may feel warmth in your face, get a metallic taste in your mouth, see flashing lights and/or feel dizzy for brief periods, 8-10 seconds, when the x-ray dye is injected. ...Read more

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Is Lyrica (pregabalin) a medicine that should be held before an angiogram of the brain?

Is Lyrica (pregabalin) a medicine that should be held before an angiogram of the brain?

Not necesary: You can continue the Lyrics As It Will Not Impact The Test or the results.it should not be a problem to continue. Do remind the MD of all medicines you are on. ...Read more

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Which test is more conclusive: an mra of the brain or an angiogram?

Which test is more conclusive: an mra of the brain or an angiogram?

Brain angio: An MRA of the brain is very robust. With MR you can have a 3-dimensional picture of the vascular anatomy. MR does not have any radiation, the contrast less commonly has adverse reaction and is noninvasive. The only compelling reason not to do MR is if you have other contraindications or need actual intervention (ex. embolization) ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more