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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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(a) CT head without contrast showing diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage that originated from an aneurysm identified by (b) Cerebral angiogram. (c) Cerebral angiogram imaging after coiling of an aneurysm.
CT alone can be within normal limits so cerebral angiogram should be recommended in any patient with IE who exhibits mental status changes and/or neurological deficits (Ahmed, 2013; Allen et al., 2013).
The radiologist requested a cerebral angiogram to aid diagnosis, as children with advanced HIV disease can be at an increased risk of suffering strokes caused by the effects of HIV on the vessels of the brain [3].
A cerebral angiogram, which would more accurately pinpoint the location of the aneurysm, was the next step.
Also, our institutional protocols require low-osmolar iodinated contrast to be administered to patients with high creatinine levels prior to the performance of a cerebral angiogram. However, in this study, we did not encounter any patients who were in renal failure or who had an allergy to contrast.
The medical expert stated that the medical records showed that the morning after he was admitted to the hospital, for a second time, Richard Wallace underwent a cerebral angiogram, which disclosed an aneurysm with severe vasospasm.
Q I have memory problems, and my doctor has scheduled me for a cerebral angiogram. How is this test performed and what does it do?
A cerebral angiogram was performed, which was normal except for truncation of the ophthalmic artery.
Neuroimaging (CT scan or cerebral angiogram) was performed for 160 of these patients.
Mr Morgan had a special X-ray known as a cerebral angiogram, when dye is injected into the blood vessels in the brain so specialists can have a clear picture of the circulation.
A cerebral angiogram and an intracarotid sodium amobarbitol test are performed in some instances.