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Whats safer: coronary angiogram or CT angiogram?
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Ct vs cath
In simplest terms the ct angiogram would be safer than a coronary angiogram, however, they are usually used in different circumstances.
The ct angiogram is useful as a screening tool to see if coronary disease is present. A cardiac catheterization is performed when a patient has an acute coronary syndrome or a myocardial infarction to evaluate coronary disease, or even treated.

In brief: Ct vs cath
In simplest terms the ct angiogram would be safer than a coronary angiogram, however, they are usually used in different circumstances.
The ct angiogram is useful as a screening tool to see if coronary disease is present. A cardiac catheterization is performed when a patient has an acute coronary syndrome or a myocardial infarction to evaluate coronary disease, or even treated.
Dr. Mary Callahan
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Ct angio
Ct is less invasive and almost as accurate.

In brief: Ct angio
Ct is less invasive and almost as accurate.
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Dr. Mark Stern
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