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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Can someone take Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram?

Can someone take Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram?

Yes: There is little evidence that taking Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram dose any harm to anyone, unless there are other issues that would preclude its use. ...Read more

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How long does an angiogram take to perform?

How long does an angiogram take to perform?

Variiable: It all depends on which vessels and the problems detected. Some vessels can be difficult to enter. ...Read more

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How long does a digital subtraction angiogram take? Is it *click* then done.. Not the preparation just the image capturing..

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

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Ct coronary angiogram takes pictures of what parts?

Ct coronary angiogram takes pictures of what parts?

Arteries: A ct angiogram takes pictures of the coronary, or heart, arteries. It also gives information of the remaining cardiac structures. The main pumping chambers, or ventricles, the heart muscle walls and some information regarding the heart valves as well. If there are bypass grafts from previous surgeries, these can often be visualized as well. ...Read more

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How long does a carotid angiogram procedure typically take?

How long does a carotid angiogram procedure typically take?

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 more

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11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?

11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?

Hematoma: Hematoma is not uncommon after cardiac catheterization. A hole is poked in a large vessel and it can leak even after we think its sealed. The blood will usually reabsorb over weeks if it in the lower limb. There is no good way to hurry up the reabsorption. The skin wound should heal in less than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What information does a 2d echo give ....what does a doctor look at in the 2d echo test that convinces him to take the patient for an angiogram?

Switch the doctor: end up with a needless angiogram . Must have a compelling indication for performing an invasive procedure . Speak to your own doctor will explain why it is not done. If you are not satisfied take a second opinion first not the angiogram. ...Read more

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Pain in hip and thigh and shin after angiogram. What can I do or take for this pain?

Pain in hip and thigh and shin after angiogram. What can I do or take for this pain?

Post angio symptoms: See your doctor to check to be sure there isn't a problem post procedure. ...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