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Catheterization for a coronary angiogram Coronary angiogram Open pop-up dialog box A coronary angiogram is a procedure that uses X-ray imaging to see your heart's blood vessels. The test is generally done to see if there's a restriction in blood flow going to the heart. Coronary angiograms are part of a general group of procedures known as heart (cardiac) catheterizations. Cardiac catheterization procedures can both diagnose and treat heart and blood vessel conditions. A coronary angiogram, which can help diagnose heart conditions, is the most common type of cardiac catheterization procedure. During a coronary angiogram, a type of dye that's visible by an X-ray machine is injected into the blood vessels of your heart. The X-ray machine rapidly takes a series of images (angiograms), offering a look at your blood vessels. If necessary, your doctor can open clogged heart arteries (angioplasty) during your coronary angiogram.


  • Angiography 700 $
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgeon charge
  • anesthesia
  • Operating room
  • laboratory
  • Drugs of ward
  • Drugs of operation
  • bed 1 night

As with most procedures done on your heart and blood vessels, a coronary angiogram has some risks, such as radiation exposure from the X-rays used. Major complications are rare, though. Potential risks and complications include

  • • Heart attack
  • • Stroke
  • • Injury to the catheterized artery
  • • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
  • • Allergic reactions to the dye or medications used during the procedure
  • • Kidney damage
  • • Excessive bleeding
  • • Infection