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Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho. All
An angiogram is an X-ray test done to
take pictures of the blood flow in an artery or vein. During the test, you lie
on a table and a dye is injected into a blood vessel in the groin or elbow. A
special camera takes pictures of the dye as it moves through the blood
In this picture, the radiologist uses monitors and table
controls to position the person before an angiogram. The large C-arm can turn
to take X-ray pictures from many different angles.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Current as ofFebruary 19, 2016
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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