Cerebral angiography

Alternative Names

Vertebral angiogram; Angiography – head; Carotid angiogram

Definition of Cerebral angiography

Cerebral angiography is a procedure that uses a special dye (contrast material) and x-rays to see how blood flows through the brain.

Review

Kevin Sheth, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/22/2010

Brain
Carotid stenosis, X-ray of the left artery
Carotid stenosis, X-ray of the right artery

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