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Will Angiogram Cause Nerve
Not usually: Am amgiogram should not usually cause any nerve damage. Since to perform an angiogram, one must access an a rtery there can be temporary discomfort while this is accessed. Rarely, while numbing or accessing the artery, the nerve can injured. This is usually transient and very rarely causes permanent discomfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
No: No. Ct angiograms do not cause strokes. Ct angiograms of the head are used to diagnose stokes and ct angiograms of the head/neck and chest can help diagnose the cause of strokes. There is risk of radiation exposure and contrast toxicity (can impair kidney function). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coronary vasospasm: Coronary vasospasm occasionally occurs during a cardiac catheterization but it's difficult to know what factors caused the spasm to occur. Prinzmetal angina is accompanied by certain ekg changes at the time of the vasospasm and this may be rare during coronary angiography. An interventional cardiologist is best suited to answer your question. ...Read more
Arm bruising: Consider ruptured blood vessels and contusion/ecchymosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a blocked artery make one's breathing abnormal at times and cause hoarseness too? I am to do angiogram and possible angioplasty
I have muscle pains in my lower extremities, arms, neck/shoulder blades. I hv cardiyopathy, diabetic and hypothyroid. I had retroperitoneal bleed after an angiogram. I am taking iron. What could cause?
Had an angiogram, came up clear. In recovery the o2 sat machine kept going off due to hitting 89. Could the sedative used in procedure cause this?
What would be the cause for the medical team that is caring for my 2 year old sons hypertension to make the decision to wait until he doubles in size to perform an angiogram ?
Angiogram: I presume they want to do a renal angiogram. In any event, this requires some IV contrast to be given. The angiogram is a bit of a complex procedure done under a special xray device that requires the patient to be still. A 2 yo would require significant sedation/light general anesthesia usually monitored by an anesthesiologist. All of the above has risks the younger the patient. Wait if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At end of an angiogram i experienced severe pain in the upper chest. My cardiologist can't explain the cause. Mild pain persists a couple years later.?
Can frequent atrial ectopics ( 12063 beats, holter moniter ) cause problems ? Angiogram 3 years ago all clear.
Yes, it's a problem: Assuming you have a normal heart rate, your APCs are >10% of your total heart beats. That can cause your heart muscle to weaken and increases your risk of atrial fibrillation. You need a full evaluation for any treatable cause and your heart rate should be assessed to be sure it's well controlled to avoid injury. Is your sleep apnea treated? CPAP may help your arrhythmia if you haven't tried it. ...Read more
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