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Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images. The procedure is commonly performed to view the blood flow through the heart, brain, lungs, legs, and arms. It is performed to assess if there is a defect with the blood, to establish a source of bleeding, and to check for changes in the blood flow. Angiography can help to make a diagnosis for certain conditions or can help to establish the best treatment plan, by making it clearer to understand certain conditions. The procedure can be performed by a radiologist, surgeon or cardiologist.
Recommended for Patients with heart conditions Suspected heart problems Detecting weakness in any of the major blood vessels Time requirements Number of days in hospital 1 . Overnight stay not required. Average length of stay abroad 1 - 2 days. Number of trips abroad needed 1. An angiography examines the blood vessels, arteries, and veins throughout the body.
Before the procedure, it is necessary to fast for between 4 and 8 hours, as directed by the doctor. Patients should also abstain from taking aspirin and smoking for the days leading up to the procedure.,
A catheter is usually inserted into the groin, and before the procedure begins, the area will be cleaned and shaved. However, it can also be placed in the arm, depending on each patient. The patient will lie on an X-ray table and be given a local anesthetic. In order to get accurate images, a strap may be used to keep the patient still. The catheter is then inserted into the groin or arm and guided through the blood vessel.
A dye is passed through the catheter and into the blood vessel. Once the dye has spread, the area will be X-rayed. Multiple images will be taken and the patient will need to lie very still during the procedure. Once the images have been taken, the catheter is removed and pressure is applied to the area in order to stop it from bleeding. The area is then bandaged and pain medication may be given to the patient. Materials Iodine dye. Anesthesia Local anesthetic.
Procedure duration The Angiography takes 1 to 3 hours. Dye is injected into an artery or vein and an X-ray is taken to monitor the flow of dye through the bloodstream.,
Post procedure care The insertion site will be dressed after the procedure to minimize any bleeding.
Patients should rest afterwards as they may experience pain and tenderness in the area where the catheter was inserted. Possible discomfort A small amount of tenderness and bruising at the insertion site is normal.,
Following are the best 10 hospitals for Angiography in the world:
|1||BLK-MAX Super Specialty Hospital||India||New Delhi||---|
|2||Chiangmai Ram Hospital||Thailand||Chiang Mai||---|
|3||Medipol Mega University Hospital||Turkey||Istanbul||---|
|4||Wockhardt Super Specialty Hospital Mira...||India||Mumbai||---|
|5||ISAR Klinikum Munich||Germany||Munich||---|
|6||JSC Medicina Clinic||Russian Federation||Moscow||---|
|7||Hospital Real San Jose||Mexico||Guadalajara||---|
|8||Chung-Ang University Hospital||South Korea||Seoul||---|
|9||Daegu Catholic University Medical Center||South Korea||Daegu||---|
|10||Medeor Hospital, Qutab||India||New Delhi||---|
Following are the best doctors for Angiography in the world:
|1||Dr. Niraj Kumar||Cardiologist||Sir Ganga Ram Hospital|
|2||Dr Parneesh Arora||Cardiologist||Apollo Specialty Hospital...|
|3||Dr. Rajiv Passey||Cardiologist||Apollo Hospital Hyderabad|
|4||Dr. Sumeet Sethi||Interventional Cardiologist||Sir Ganga Ram Hospital|
|5||Dr. Ravindrantah Reddy||Interventional Cardiologist||BGS Global Hospitals|
|6||Dr Dillip Kumar Mishra||Cardiothoracic Surgeon||Apollo Hospital Bangalore|
|7||Dr Madan kumar K||Cardiothoracic Surgeon||Apollo Hospital Bangalore|
|8||Dr. M. C. Uthappa||Radiation Oncologist||Fortis Malar Hospital, Ch...|
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