What is Angiogram?

Category: Procedures

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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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 12 1
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 4 1
Angina pectoris 1 0
Brain aneurysm 1 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 1 0
Eyes stinging 1 0

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Angiogram

Side effect Patients
Generalized anxiety disorder 1
Soreness 1
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Angiogram

Dosage Patients
every 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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