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Why am I not allowed to eat or drink anything 6 hours prior to a coronary angiogram?

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Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Angiogram

Prior to any procedure that requires sedation patients are asked to not eat so to avoid aspiration of food or liquid contents and in the rare chance if urgent surgery with ventialtion support the contents of your stomach will not again cause aspiration related problems.

In brief: Angiogram

Prior to any procedure that requires sedation patients are asked to not eat so to avoid aspiration of food or liquid contents and in the rare chance if urgent surgery with ventialtion support the contents of your stomach will not again cause aspiration related problems.
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Nausea from dye

Sometimes the dye that they inject can cause nausea so they want your stomach empty.

In brief: Nausea from dye

Sometimes the dye that they inject can cause nausea so they want your stomach empty.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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