The Coronary Angiogram is like a window to your heart. It is one of the procedures that come within cardiac catheterization or cardiac cath. Cardiac catheterisation helps cardiologists assess your heart’s structure, number of blockages, and valve functioning. A coronary angiogram specifically helps assess the number of blockages. It also helps identify blood flow restrictions to your heart and is vital in major cardiac treatments.
As a Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Dr. Karthigesan is the go-to person for a coronary angiogram or any other cardiac consultation for your heart health. Practising in Chennai, Dr. Karthigesan is reputed for his compassionate cardiac care and expertise in the latest cardiac treatments.
Dr. Karthigesan may recommend an angiogram if you have the following symptoms:
Dr. Karthigesan may recommend the following tests before an Angiogram:
Most angiogram procedures do not last more than a day Your doctor may allow you to return home the same day.
An angiogram procedure will generally last up to twenty to twenty five minutes. During the procedure, an angioplasty may be performed to open your clogged arteries.