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What is Angiography and are there any alternatives for it


An angiography of the heart is an imaging test that looks into the arteries that supply heart with blood. Angiography can detect if there is any blockage in the coronary arteries due to build-up of fat or Build-up of fluid around the heart & damage or injury in the heart valves. Where the blockage exactly is and how big it is.

CT Angiography is preferred because there are many benefits of this test. It is a non-invasive procedure. This test has lower risks of complications. It takes a minimal cost and time too.

A thallium stress test is another option, it is a nuclear imaging test that shows how well blood flows into the heart while you’re exercising or at rest. This test is also called a cardiac or nuclear stress test.

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