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Is it possible for a CT angiogram to cause a stroke?
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: No
No. Ct angiograms do not cause strokes.
Ct angiograms of the head are used to diagnose stokes and ct angiograms of the head/neck and chest can help diagnose the cause of strokes. There is risk of radiation exposure and contrast toxicity (can impair kidney function).

In brief: No
No. Ct angiograms do not cause strokes.
Ct angiograms of the head are used to diagnose stokes and ct angiograms of the head/neck and chest can help diagnose the cause of strokes. There is risk of radiation exposure and contrast toxicity (can impair kidney function).
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: No
Cta no.
Conventional angiography of carotid artery less than 1% chance of stroke.

In brief: No
Cta no.
Conventional angiography of carotid artery less than 1% chance of stroke.
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