A catheter angiography (CA) is a minimally invasive test that uses x-rays and a contrast material to produce pictures of blood vessels for diagnosis and treatment.
Angiograms are done to detect or confirm abnormalities within the blood vessels in the brain, including:
Frequently Asked Questions
How should I prepare for the procedure?
What to expect during the procedure?
Figure 1 Preparation for CA
What happens after the procedure?
Other procedures may follow after a CA:
Figure 2 Closing an aneurysm sac by filling it with a coil
Figure 3 Stent in vessel
What are the benefits, risks and limitations?
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