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What is the difference between aortography and angiography?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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