Curious about Angiogram Imaging and what it involves?
In this easy-to-understand guide, we’ll walk you through what to expect during your angiogram appointment in straightforward terms.
An angiogram takes pictures of your blood vessels from the inside.
It explores the highways and byways of your body’s circulatory system to see how blood flows.
When you arrive for your angiogram, the healthcare team will guide you. You might need to change into a gown and remove any jewellery or metal objects. They’ll make sure you’re comfortable and ready for the procedure.
The healthcare team is there to ensure you’re relaxed. They might offer pillows or cushions to keep you comfortable during the procedure.
Once the angiogram is done, you’ll spend some time in a recovery area.
The medical team will monitor you to make sure you’re feeling well. You might need to rest for a bit before going home.
A radiologist will review the angiogram images and provide a report for your healthcare team.
A follow up appointment will be made with your doctor.
They’ll explain what they see and discuss any further steps or treatments if needed.
There are different risks associated with Angiogram examinations.
These risks will be explained to you by the healthcare team before your examination begins.
Angiograms are like a roadmap for your blood vessels.
With this guide, you’re well-prepared for your angiogram appointment
Disclaimer: Please note, if you have any questions or reservations about an upcoming radiology scan, it is always recommended to consult with your healthcare provider, who can address your concerns directly. This is general information, not tailored to a specific individual. Please read our Terms and Conditions.