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What is Cardiovascular Angiography?


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Date: 16 April 2021

Cardiovascular angiography also known as coronary angiography is a procedure that makes use of an X-ray machine to examine the blood vessels. This angiography is majorly done to examine the flow of bloodstreams and to check if there are any restrictions in the blood flow reaching the heart.

During the process of cardiovascular angiography, a dye is injected into the blood vessels of the heart that are visible through the X-ray machine. The process of angiography involves the X-ray machine, taking a series of images that are known as angiograms.

Cardiovascular angiography should always be secured with maximum precaution. Park Hospitals provides you with the most secure and efficient heart centres in Ambala that are occupied by some of the best cardiologist in Ambala. 

How to prepare for the Cardiovascular Angiography?

Many patients opt for cardiovascular angiography but are often nervous about how to prepare for the test. Here are a few tips to follow to prepare for cardiovascular angiography:

  • It is recommended not to eat for 6 hours prior to the procedure and only consume clear liquids, that too only upto 2 hours prior to the test. (clear liquids include water, tea, and apple juice)
  • People suffering from diabetes should not take any medication for the next two days and get a kidney test before restarting any prescribed medication. Let your doctor know about all the medicines that you are taking, especially if you taking insulin or Coumadin.
  • Do not smoke a day prior to the test. (atleast for 24 hours)
  • Inform your doctor about any allergy that you may have before you schedule the angiogram.

Final words

Cardiovascular angiography is essential in detecting congenital heart diseases and assessing the flow of blood vessels. As the procedure can be really sensitive at times, you should always be secured with a reputed cardiologist who is known for cardiovascular expertise.

Your search for the best cardiologist in Ambala will end at Healing Touch Hospital Ambala—  known for their extreme supremacy in dealing with critical coronary patients and finding the best and long-living solutions possible.

Book your free consultation today with the best heart centers in Ambala today!

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