What is CT Angiography with contrast?

Category: Procedures

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CT Angiography (CTA) is a minimally invasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. Angiography uses one of three imaging technologies and, in some cases, a contrast material to produce pictures of major blood vessels throughout the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Doctor recommendation 5 2
Chest pain 3 3
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 1 0
Confusion 1 0
Congestive heart failure 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CT Angiography with contrast

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently having CT Angiography with contrast

Dosage Patients
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for CT Angiography with contrast.