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Can a carotid angiogram give me too much radiation?
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
A standard carotid angiogram should take less than 15 minutes of fluoro time.
The radiation is not insignificant but will only be a fraction of the expected lifetime exposure to radiation. This is a widely done procedure and the exposure to radiation injury is an extremely rare complication.

In brief: Unlikely
A standard carotid angiogram should take less than 15 minutes of fluoro time.
The radiation is not insignificant but will only be a fraction of the expected lifetime exposure to radiation. This is a widely done procedure and the exposure to radiation injury is an extremely rare complication.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Sometimes
When I do those procedures, i'm careful to limit radiation.
Sometimes the vessels are tortuous or curved which makes the procedure take longer. Choose an experienced doctor.

In brief: Sometimes
When I do those procedures, i'm careful to limit radiation.
Sometimes the vessels are tortuous or curved which makes the procedure take longer. Choose an experienced doctor.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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