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What is the difference between aortography and angiography?

What is the difference between aortography and angiography?

Subset: Angiography is a study in which the blood vessels are visualized (e.g. Arteries of the leg or heart). An aortography is just a subset of that - visualizing the biggest artery in the body - the aorta. So, an aortography is an angiography but not vice versa. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Angiography (Definition)

Encompasses several medical imaging tests that visualize the anatomy and pathology of blood vessels. Standard angiography involves catheterizing a vessel and injecting contrast under X-ray visualization. Less invasive angiographic techniques include MR ...Read more


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What are the differences between an aortography and an angiography?

What are the differences between an aortography and an angiography?

Specific areas: Aortography is specific to the aorta, angiography can look at any arteries. ...Read more

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Aortography and coronary angiography. Differences? Could be both made at the same time? Risks? Syntomps:chest pain, low diuresis. All other exams ok

Aortography and coronary angiography. Differences? Could be both made at the same time? Risks? Syntomps:chest pain, low diuresis. All other exams ok

Differences: This is putting a dye to image the specific vessels. Aortography or course is the aorta and coronary are the blood vessels that go to the walls of the heart and yes they can be done a the same time, as long as the amount of dye used can be ok for the kidneys so a good kidney function necessary or else renal failure can ensue. That's one risk and the other is perforation of vessel, rare. ...Read more

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Is the difference between an angiogram and angiography?

Is the difference between an angiogram and angiography?

Yes: An angiogram is the actual procedure with associated images of the specific vascular territory. Angiography is term to describe the imaging modality. ...Read more

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What is the difference between angiogram and angiography?

What is the difference between angiogram and angiography?

Verb versus noun: Angiography is the process of performing an x-ray picture (or an image) of a blood vessel by injecting the vessel with an opaque dye. Th dye often contains iodine. An angiogram is the picture of the blood vessel that was taken while performing angiography. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an angiography and angioplasty?

What is the difference between an angiography and angioplasty?

Diagnosis vs treatmet: angiography is the placement of contrast (dye) in an artery. angioplasty is the dilatation of an artery usually with a balloon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is difference between thallium test and angiography?

Can you tell me what is difference between thallium test and angiography?

Stress or angiogram: Thallium test is another term for a nuclear stress test, which is a NONINVASIVE test to evaluate for any areas of heart muscle which look to be having reduced blood flow.
Angiography (Coronary angiogram, left heart catheterization, LHC, "cath") is an INVASIVE method to directly evaluate coronary arteries for blockages/narrowing. If narrowing is found, then angioplasty/stent placement may be needed ...Read more

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What's the difference between contrast ventriculography and radionuclide angiography?

What's the difference between contrast ventriculography and radionuclide angiography?

X-ray vs radioactive: Contrast ventriculography uses x-ray contrast material, and rnvg uses a radioactive tracer. Acquisition time is shorter with x-ray compared to nuclear imaging. Both are great, but nuclear probably more accurate. ...Read more

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What are the differences between contrast ventriculography and radionuclide angiography?

Imaging: Contrast ventriculography is using a contrast agent to image the ventricle (s) of the heart. It can be radiographic, ultrasonic or radionuclide imaging.

Radionuclide angiography uses radioactive tracer to image the blood vessels and heart. ...Read more

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What are the differences if any between cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography?

What are the differences if any between cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography?

Tubes +/- Dye to see: Blood in blood vessels. Cath=tubes inserted into blood vessels; used to measure pressures &/or inject agents into blood, via the tube. Angio (blood)graph (picture)y is injection of contrast agents into blood, during catheterization, so as to image, typically using X-Ray (a few seconds) or NMRI (few minutes) blood flow within blood vessels. Problem: does not show plaque; only narrowings due to clots. ...Read more

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What are the differences of getting CT angiography vs. Mra for ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm?

What are the differences of getting CT angiography vs. Mra for ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm?

Radiation: Cta uses radiation, while mra uses magnetic fields. Both will give good images of vascular anatomy. ...Read more

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What information do I have to bring along to do the angiography?

What information do I have to bring along to do the angiography?

List of allergies: Bring a list of allergies and a list of meds you take. Your kidney function is important and your doctor will have checked it with a blood sample. Do not eat for at least 4 hours before the test. If you have diabetes, depending on the time of your exam, you might be asked to hold some or all of your dm med. Aspirin is ok but other blood thinners are often held. ...Read more

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What is radionuclide angiography?

What is radionuclide angiography?

Dye study of heart: This is a study in which dye is shot into your vessels and images captured to determine the efficiency of chambers and valves. The test may be done at rest or with exercise / stress. ...Read more

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Are angiogram and angiography the same thing?

No: Technically no. An angiogram is the image taken when the artery is injected with dye and imaged under x-rays. Angiography is the procedure used to obtain an angiogram. They are often used interchangeably in the vernacular. ...Read more

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Is an angiogram and angiography the same thing?

Almost: One is the procedure. The other is the result. The analogy (in sat form) is
angiogram : angiography :: photograph : photography. So you do angiography to get the picture (the angiogram). ...Read more

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Which contrast media are used in an angiography?

Which contrast media are used in an angiography?

Angiogram: Non ionic contrast is used for CT angio and fluoroscopic angio. Gadolinium contrast is used for MR angio. ...Read more

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Is an angiogram and an angiography the same thing?

Is an angiogram and an angiography the same thing?

Sort of: An angiogram is the result of angiography. It is the end product of the process. ...Read more

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Angiography surgery -should I travel to a city for this?

Angiography surgery -should I travel to a city for this?

Yes: Yes if you need to get angiogram (? With possible stent placement of that blood vessel) if that service is not available in your local area. ...Read more

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If I have diabetes should I get a digital subtraction angiography scan?

It depends upon: What the indication is, and what symptoms or problems you're having. Depend upon your doctor's recommendation. ...Read more

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Would I be alowed to listen to music while having an digital subtraction angiography test.?

Why not?: This procedure is usually done under light sedation. They may let you listen to music. It wouldn't hurt to ask. ...Read more

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Digital subtraction angiography. How long does the test take and what happens in it? Can u run me through step by step? :) is it noisey?

Long answer: This would be a long answer. But basically dsa is performed in a suite with x-ray. A catheter is placed unto the artery usually from the groin. You will be sedated some. X-ray contrast is injected into artery in the area of the to be evaluated. The x-ray will take a movie of the contract in the artery as it moves. At the end the catheter will be removed and pressure held till the bleeding stops. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fluorescein angiography?

Eye arteries: It is a test to observe the anatomy of the eye arteries. ...Read more

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Pain in right arm after angiography?

Pain in right arm after angiography?

Did theu use ur arm: If the procedure was done through thd arm see your doc even f there is no swelling or bruising also have your pulae checked in that arm regardless ...Read more

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Is a coronary angiography dangerous?

Low, not zero risk: When performed by an experienced operator in an experienced laboratory, cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography can be done with very low risk in most patients. The risks go up for very sick patients and for emergency procedures. ...Read more

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When does someone need a coronary angiography?

Coronary angiography: When it is necessary to know the state of the coronary anatomy to make the appropriate therapeutic decision for a patient, the patient needs a coronary angiogram. If that information is not needed or is superfluous then the patient doesn't need the test. ...Read more

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What is the cost of angiography test of eyes in india?

Not on Health Tap: I am sorry but that is a local question that the experts here on this international site cannot possibly answer. This is a question for the physician doing the test there in india. ...Read more

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If ECG of a person is not showing good symptoms then we have to go for angiography?

If ECG of a person is not showing good symptoms then we have to go for angiography?

Angiography: We do angiography when it is important to see the patient's arteries. If it is important to visualize a patient's coronary arteries we do coronary angiography. The clinical situation usually dictates whether the need is present. ...Read more

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What drugs are used in coronary angiography or angioplasty?

What drugs are used in coronary angiography or angioplasty?

Variable: Clinical circumstances may dictate the choice of drugs to optimize the chance of a successful intervention, but the period after the procedure is critical to control risk of clotting and recurrent disease. Aspirin, clopidogrel or prasugrel, beta-blocker, and statin are the drug classes most often used. ...Read more