Coronary angiography

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Last Updated: 07 May 2022
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Coronary angiography is a procedure that uses a special color and x-rays to see exactly how blood moves with the arteries in your heart. Coronary angiography is often done together with cardiac catheterization. This is a procedure that measures stress in the heart chambers. Prior to the test begins, you will be offered a mild sedative to assist you relax. An area of your body is cleaned up and numbed with a local numbing medication. X-ray pictures aid the physician position the catheter. Once the catheter is in place, dye is injected into the catheter. The dye assists highlight any obstructions in blood circulation. You ought to not consume or drink anything for 8 hrs before the test begins. You might need to remain in the healthcare facility the night prior to the test. You will use a healthcare facility gown. Your healthcare provider will describe the procedure and its threats. Dislike any medicines or if you have had a bad reaction to contrast material in the past; Are taking Viagra; Might be pregnant;.

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