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An angiogram, also called angiography, is a diagnostic test that allows a doctor to look at your blood vessels for signs of abnormal blood flow and other problems.
If you or a loved one has a heart problem or vascular condition, skilled cardiologists at St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute offer a wide array of advanced cardiac testing for diagnosis and treatment, including angiograms, in Stockton and the surrounding areas. Find a Dignity Health cardiologist today at one of our state-of-art facilities to learn more our personalized cardiovascular care.
Your doctor may recommend angiography to diagnose or treat these conditions:
There are two basic types of angiogram:
Depending on your condition and needs, you may see a technologist for an ultrasound, CT, or MRI. If you need a catheter angiography, you may see a cardiologist or interventional cardiologist.
Your experienced cardiologist will give you instructions about things you need to do before your procedure. In general, you can prepare for angiography by:
If you have a noninvasive angiography, you’ll be able to go home the same of your procedure and resume normal activities. After a catheter angiography, you’ll need to stay in the hospital for about six hours after the procedure to help control bleeding from the incision site.
Once you’re home, you should rest for a day or two. You may have some mild tenderness and bruising at the site where the catheter was put in.
St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute performs angiograms in Stockton, CA and the surrounding areas.