angiogram : Definition, Usages, News and More

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angiogram

an jee oh gram

  • n  an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance
    angiograms are produced by angiography

  • When he felt chest pains, he finally got an angiogram.
  • Any lesions or plaques that block the arteries then show up on an X-ray picture called an angiogram.
  • If he decides the patient needs a temporary pacemaker during the angiogram, he often implants the device but does not charge for it, because the Medicare system denies payment .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    Aug. 8, 2013 - Detroit News
  • 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.
    Aug. 8, 2013 - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 8, 2013 - Herald & Review
Quotes

  • Tom Glavine in USA Today
    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....
  • Bernhard Meyer in HULIQ (press release)
    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... Bill Clinton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFQgtnAfN-Gd8ODTfDdWrRjwwjDZg CNN http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/09/03/clinton.tests/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHCYzd7mP_Yqe0UzM9fLtkch4BnVg Sep 3, 2004 3789 5623 angiography The results show that there is a high agreement concerning the therapeutical decision based on either CT angiography or DSA. Therefore, in my eyes, DSA can be replaced by CTA alone," said Dr. Meyer.

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