What is Angiogram?

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An angiogram is an X-ray test that uses a special dye and camera (fluoroscopy) to take pictures of the blood flow in an artery (such as the aorta) or a vein (such as the vena cava). An angiogram can be used to look at the arteries or veins in the head, arms, legs, chest, back, or belly.

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Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 16 2
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 4 1
Angina pectoris 1 0
Brain aneurysm 1 1
Eyes stinging 1 0

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Angiogram

Side effect Patients Percentage
Generalized anxiety disorder 1
Muscle soreness 1
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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