What is coronary angiography ?
Coronary angiography is a diagnostic procedure that uses X-ray images to look for blockages in blood vessels (arteries) of the heart. An angiogram test allows the cardiologist to see how blood circulates in blood vessels in
the heart and to look for any blockages/narrowing in arteries ( blood vessels ) among others.
Why is coronary angiography done ?
A cardiologist may do a coronary angiography when patient has signs or symptoms of blocked or abnormal blood vessels of the heart . A coronary angiogram test helps to look for anatomy or any blockages/narrowings in the blood vessels ( arteries ) of the heart.