Angiography

Definition of Angiography:

An imaging procedure to study the blood vessels of the extremities, similar to the way a coronary angiogram provides an image of the blood vessels supplying the heart.

Also: Angiogram

Topics Related to Angiography

Angioplasty

...as a treatment
“...Like angiography, it involves inserting a thin tube (catheter) into the femoral artery at a point near the groin, then threading it down into the thigh...”

Check Circulation

...as a treatment
“...A more complicated test is angiography...”
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Choroidal Hemangioma

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Fluorescein angiography is used by eye-care specialists to perform studies of the blood vessels in the eye...”

Gallbladder Cancer

...the condition
“...Imaging tests (X-ray, MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, cholangiogram, angiogram) can show suspicious growths such as cancer, blockage, narrowing or dilation of ducts, as well as whether it has spread...”

Intermittent Claudication

...the condition
“...Angiography may be performed to determine the best treatment; this is a method used to visualize the blood vessels using dye injection and X-ray...”

Liver Cancer

...the condition
“...MRI; Angiogram; Biopsy; If liver cancer is diagnosed, the stage – or extent – of the disease needs to be determined in order to plan the best treatment...”

Mesenteric Ischemia

...the condition
“...The preferred method of diagnosis is angiography, with computer tomography (CT) being the second choice...”
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Neurologic Testing, Conventional

...as a treatment
“...MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography) MRA, or magnetic resonance angiography, is a means of visualizing the carotid and vertebral arterial systems in the neck and brain without having to inject contrast into the bloodstream...”

Peripheral Vascular Disease

...the condition
“...Radiologic imaging techniques including Doppler ultrasound, Duplex ultrasound, and MRI angiography are used to help diagnose peripheral vascular disease...”

Pulmonary Embolism

...the condition
“...A test called V/Q scan – a nuclear ventilation-perfusion study of the lungs – may be used, as well as a pulmonary angiography...”

Retinopathy

...the condition
“...Fluorescein angiography, where a dye is injected into the patient and the back of the eyes are viewed and photographed, helps to locate leaky vessels...”

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

...the condition
“...Another test, called an MRI angiography, can evaluate blood flow to your brain and can be used to detect remaining aneurysms or AVM abnormalities...”

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

...the condition
“...Electromyography (EMG), CT angiogram, MRI, nerve conduction velocity study, and X-ray may be used to narrow down the problem...”
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