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What Do You Feel During An Angiogram
Generally okay: The most common symptom is anxiety just from being awake during a medical procedure. You usually get some medicine to help keep you calm. You should not feel pain due to numbing medicine. You may feel pressure while the catheter is put in and starnge feelings as it goes to the blood vessel being evaluated. When the dye is injected some folks feel flushed or warm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stenting: A dissection during an angiogram may occur when the catheter tip tears a small hole in the artery. This allows blood to enter into the artery wall and can cause closure of the artery. If the dissection is small then nothing needs to be done except watching for evidence of artery closure. If the dissection is larger the a stent may need to be placed or in some instances arterial surgical repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: All your vital signs are continually monitored during a routine angiogram. During this study, dye is injected into your blood vessels to look for any blockages or other problems in your heart's circulation. Rarely, people have allergic reactions to the dye. Rarely, there can be an abnormal heart rhythm during the test. In any case, the cardiologist has medications to treat any problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What is the typical sedative given during an angiogram? Will i be awake? Remember afterwards? Also should I take my low dose aspirin that day?
36 year old f: ef was measured at 65% with a 2d-echo. 6 weeks later it was measured at 55% during a CT angiogram. Should this be reevaluated? Thank!
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