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How Long Is The Waiting Period To Drive Or Travel After The Angiogram
Depends: If you are going to have an angiogram performed through a groin vessel the time will depend on the size of the catheter used and whether or not your doctor used a closure device (material used to seal the puncture wound in the blood vessel). You must consult the doctor who will be doing the procedure to answer your question properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has just had a stent inserted through an angiogram. how long does she have to wait before any sexual contact?
How long does a digital subtraction angiogram take? Is it *click* then done.. Not the preparation just the image capturing..
Not long: It depends upon the location, but, each set of images will only take a few seconds. The more images needed, the longer it takes and the more dye required. Need specifics to tell you more. ...Read more
Pain where: You should not have any pain, if this is a groin pain you probably need an ultrasound. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more
It depends on route: If the cerebral angiogram was performed through a catheter insert through a blood vessel in the groin, it is best to avoid exercising for a few days until the blood vessel in the groin is well sealed and won't start-up bleeding when you start running. On the other hand, exercises that don't involve running, such as weight lifting are ok the next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Getting up that day, walking next day, bed bath next day, showering probably 2 days. Wait til bruising gone then run, lift and get more active. ...Read more
30min-1hr: A straight forward diagnostic angiogram will take anywhere from 30min to 1hr. If a carotid stent is being placed it will take between 1hr and 3hrs depending on complexity. The longest waiting period is usually after the procedure where patients have to lie flat for ~4hrs to allow the artery in the groin that wa punctured to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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