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How long should I rest before going for work after a normal cardiac angiogram?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: One day

You can go to work the next day, providing that you don't have to do physical work (lifting, etc.
) which you can do after 5 days. If you had an angiogram via the radial artery (wrist) you can go back to physical exercise in 3 days.

In brief: One day

You can go to work the next day, providing that you don't have to do physical work (lifting, etc.
) which you can do after 5 days. If you had an angiogram via the radial artery (wrist) you can go back to physical exercise in 3 days.
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: 2 days

Part of the answer depends on the nature of your work.
If you had an angiogram without and percutaneous procedure, such as stent placement the average recuperative period is 24-48 hours. While you may ambulate sooner, refrain from lifting heavy objects for several days. For definitive instructions, always consult the physician performing your particular procedure.

In brief: 2 days

Part of the answer depends on the nature of your work.
If you had an angiogram without and percutaneous procedure, such as stent placement the average recuperative period is 24-48 hours. While you may ambulate sooner, refrain from lifting heavy objects for several days. For definitive instructions, always consult the physician performing your particular procedure.
Dr. Michael Fenster
Dr. Michael Fenster
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