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What is the difference between an angiogram and an angioplasty?

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Dr. Eric Chen
Radiology
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In brief: Difference

Angiogram is a study to see the blood vessels.
Angioplasty is a procedure to widen the vessels with a balloon.

In brief: Difference

Angiogram is a study to see the blood vessels.
Angioplasty is a procedure to widen the vessels with a balloon.
Dr. Eric Chen
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Dr. Bradley Thomas
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Treatment

An angiogram is the diagnostic portion of a procedure in which contrast is injected into an artery to assess it for disease.
Once you decide to treat the problem with a balloon then the procedure becomes an angioplasty.

In brief: Treatment

An angiogram is the diagnostic portion of a procedure in which contrast is injected into an artery to assess it for disease.
Once you decide to treat the problem with a balloon then the procedure becomes an angioplasty.
Dr. Bradley Thomas
Dr. Bradley Thomas
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