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  • 1. Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT) ...... MDCT is not a substitute for a coronary angiogram (PDF) (cardiac catheterization). Coronary angiography is the most accurate method for showing ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/diagnosing-a-h art-attack/cardiac-computed-tomography-multidetector-ct-or-mdct

  • 2. Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography ...... Radionuclide ventriculography (RVG, RNV) or radionuclide angiography (RNA) is often ... So he scheduled me for an angiogram that will check that ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/diagnosing-a-h art-attack/radionuclide-ventriculography-or-radionuclide-angiography-muga-scan muga-scan

  • 3. Peripheral Angiogram | American Heart Association... Search. Peripheral Angiogram. What is a peripheral angiogram? A ... substances. How do I prepare for a peripheral angiogram? ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/peripheral-artery-disease/s mptoms-and-diagnosis-of-pad/peripheral-angiogram

  • 4. Symptoms and Diagnosis of PAD | American Heart ...... Angiography: During an angiogram, also called an arteriogram ... Learn more about peripheral angiogram ... an increased risk of coronary artery disease ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/peripheral-artery-disease/s mptoms-and-diagnosis-of-pad

  • 5. Heart Health Tests for Diabetes Patients | American Heart ...... Coronary angiogram: This type of test involves injecting a dye visible by X-ray into the bloodstream, making it an invasive test. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/diabetes/symptoms-diagnosis -monitoring-of-diabetes/heart-health-tests-for-diabetes-patients

  • 6. Is Broken Heart Syndrome Real? | American Heart ...... If your doctor thinks you have broken heart syndrome, you may need coronary angiography, a test that uses dye and special X-rays to show the ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cardiomyopathy/what-is-card omyopathy-in-adults/is-broken-heart-syndrome-real

  • 7. Symptoms and Diagnosis of Cardiomyopathy | American ...... X-ray imaging. Coronary angiography (PDF): This procedure often is done during cardiac catheterization. Dye that can ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cardiomyopathy/symptoms-and diagnosis-of-cardiomyopathy

  • 8. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Treatments and Tests ...... (PDF); What Is Coronary Bypass Surgery (CABG)? (PDF); What Is a Coronary Angiogram? (PDF); What Is Coronary Angioplasty? ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/consumer-healthcare/answers by-heart-fact-sheets/answers-by-heart-fact-sheets-treatments-and-tests s

  • 9. The Use of Noninvasive CT and MR Coronary Angiography in ...... Radiation dose exposure in multislice computed tomography of the coronaries in comparison with conventional coronary angiography. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_464446 The-Use-of-Noninvasive-CT-and-MR-Coronary-Angiography-in-2008-Controversy-or-Re.jsp ersy-or-Re.jsp

  • 10. Updated Recommendations for the Management of Stable ...... xKeywords=science news, commentary, cardiac catheterization, cardiovascular, chelation therapy, coronary angiography, coronary artery bypass ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_464162 Updated-Recommendations-for-the-Management-of-Stable-Ischemic-Heart-Disease.jsp isease.jsp



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