Coronary Angiogram (CAG)

Coronary angiogram or angiography is a technique performed on the arteries in the heart. Angiogram also refers to the checking of blood vessels or the documentation of their state. Angiography is a procedure where X-rays are used for the study of the disease in the arms, abdomen, or head of blood vessels. Any blood artery obstruction has been detected, registered, and confirmed to the cardiologist/doctor in consultation. For angiograms, pregnant women and individuals with a history of asthma, kidney disorders, and diabetes are not included.

Angiograms are achieved by the examination of a catheter through an artery or a vein. An iodine color is inserted into the artery, allowing an x-ray to view a blockage or tear in the artery. On standard x-ray films, the findings from Angiograms can be viewed and can even be viewed as visual images with modern technologies.

Procedure

A small catheter, which progressively advances into the opening of the coronary arteries, is implanted into a coronary angiogram artery through the skin at the arm or groin. Injected into each coronary artery is a fluid of iodine, where visualization from the X-ray can be shown. Angiographic photographs reliably show the degree and severity of all blockages of the coronary artery, strength of cardiac muscles, and heart valve output.

A coronary angiogram is demonstrating the narrowing or obstruction of the arteries. A coronary angiogram is conducted in patients with angina or chest pain to detect blockage in the coronary arteries. It can also be done as a subsequent procedure after a heart attack has happened. Coronary angiography can be recommended for patients with valve dysfunction or coronary heart holes.

How is it performed in B. P. Poddar?

An angiogram is a screening method that can identify the blockage sites in the heart. The gold standard for the blockage determination in the arterial system is considered. The identification takes place utilizing real-time photographs taken after the contrast agent (iodine dye) is injected. The treatment offers your cardiologist details to decide how best to diagnose and treat. Usually, angiograms are conducted under the sedation of the patient. Depending on the number of complications particular to each patient, the procedure can last an average of 15-20minutes or up to an hour. Coronary Angiogram, brain angiogram, Head & Neck Angiogram, Lateral Angiogram, and Renal Angiogram are numerous forms of an angiogram.

Angiogram (CAG): Price and other information about your procedure:

Daycare is a treatment at B.P Poddar Angiogram (admitted and released on the same day) Daycare

Includes

  • 8-hour bed costs
  • Charges from Cath Lab
  • Medicines, consumer goods, disposable products & procedural / package inquiries
  • Team Fees for Physicians

Does not include

  • Health Care Not specifically connected to the process/kit
  • Any investigations do not affect the procedure/package specifically.
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