angiogram angiogram  /ˈæn dʒi oʊ ɡræm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance

Usage(s):

  1. When he felt chest pains, he finally got an angiogram.
  2. Any lesions or plaques that block the arteries then show up on an X-ray picture called an angiogram.
  3. When he felt chest pains, he finally got an angiogram.

News

  1. Intense stress can cause heart trouble

    Dear Dr. Roach: In 2010, at age 59, I had a heart attack. An angiogram was clear, and an echocardiogram showed no damage to the heart. I had some high blood pressure the previous year and was on one medication. At the time of the heart attack, I had been under extreme stress from dealing with a family crisis. The stress was mentioned as a possible cause. The heart specialist prescribed Zocor, 30 ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Dr. Roach: Intense stress can cause heart trouble

    Dear Dr. Roach: In 2010, at age 59, I had a heart attack. An angiogram was clear, and an echocardiogram showed no damage to the heart. I had some high blood pressure the previous year and was on one medication.
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  3. To Your Good Health: Intense stress can cause heart trouble

    Dear Dr. Roach: In 2010, at age 59, I had a heart attack. An angiogram was clear, and an echocardiogram showed no damage to the heart. I had some high blood pressure the previous year and was on one medication. At the time of the heart attack, I had been under extreme stress from dealing with a family crisis. The stress was mentioned as a possible cause. The heart specialist prescribed Zocor, 30 ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Herald & Review

Quotes

  1. In a statement, Ms Hutt said: "The angiogram showed that two arteries were partially blocked and two stents were inserted. This is a standard surgical procedure. The First Minister was conscious throughout and is in good spirits. He has asked me to...
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Jane Hutt Source: Banbury Guardian

  2. "The possibilities go from doing an angiogram and seeing that this is just an isolated incident - I don't have a problem, that I could be pitching by the weekend - to I have to have surgery and I could be done for the year," Glavine said....
    on Aug 20, 2006 By: Tom Glavine Source: USA Today

  3. "I just had a feeling a couple of days ago I had to have it checked, when I finally got some tightness in my chest. And I hadn't done any exercise. That's the first time that ever happened to me, and we did this angiogram and found out I had...
    on Sep 3, 2004 By: Bill Clinton Source: CNN

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