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angiogram

[′an·jē·ə‚gram]
(medicine)
An x-ray photograph of blood vessels following injection of a radiopaque material.
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These plaques are signs of a condition called nonobstructive coronary artery disease, and they are found in 10 to 25 percent of patients who have a coronary angiogram, typically done for patients with symptoms like chest pain or shortness of breath or those who flunk a cardiac stress test.
Patients were assigned to 1 of 4 groups according to CT results and angiographic findings, if any: normal CT and no angiogram (group 1; n = 12), abnormal CT and no angiogram (group 2; n = 28), abnormal CT and an abnormal angiogram (group 3; n = 9), and abnormal CT and a normal angiogram (group 4; n = 15).
One-year follow-up angiograms were done on 34 patients out of a possible 58 (59% of the patients who could have been followed up) (Table IV).
Mid Staffordshire patients needing angiograms used to have to go to Stoke-on-Trent for the procedure but, since 2005, they have been diagnosed locally and more quickly in our Cardiac Catheterisation Suite so that we can pinpoint and treat restrictions in the arteries.
This case shows that woven coronary artery anomaly can be misdiagnosed by various clinicians so all clinicians performing angiography have to be very regardful in interpreting angiograms especially for malformation and anomalies.
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) recordings from the tip of a catheter can be used to inspect the "inside" of a coronary artery with more accuracy than a coronary angiogram can provide.
Currently about 600 patients a year are able to have these angiograms, but this unit will be able to treat more than 1,500 patients
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd could not previously offer angiograms.
This time, 30 angiograms were performed on Comfort.
A National Opportunity Fund grant of pounds 5m, backed by an extra pounds 2m in capital funding from the National Assembly, will provide new equipment to increase the number of angiograms carried out across Wales.
Which treatment they choose depends on the severity of the artery clogging, often detected with angiograms, which are x-ray images of blood vessels.