Coronary angiography

Alternative Names

Cardiac angiography; Angiography – heart; Angiogram – coronary

Definition of Coronary angiography

Coronary angiography is a procedure that uses a special dye (contrast material) and x-rays to see how blood flows through your heart.

Review

Steven Kang, MD, Division of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, East Bay Arrhythmia, Cardiovascular Consultants Medical Group, Oakland, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/23/2009

Cardiac catheterization
Coronary angiography

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