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Angiography

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Introduction
Angiography is a type of X-ray used to examine blood vessels. The images created during an angiography are called angiograms.
What angiography is used for
Angiography is an imaging technique that can be used to assess the health of your blood vessels and how the blood flows through them.
How angiography is performed
Depending on the complexity of the investigation, angiography takes between 20 and 90 minutes. You are usually able to go home on the same day.
Complications of angiography
Minor complications can occur following an angiography procedure, but serious complications are rare.