An angiogram allows your doctor to look inside your
coronaryarteries and find out
where and how severe any narrowed areas are.
It's also known as a coronary angiogram or a
You’ll be given a local anaesthetic in the arm
or groin, where a catheter (a thin, flexible tube)
will be passed into the artery. Using an x-ray, the catheter will
be directed through your blood vessels and into your heart. A
special dye will then be passed through the catheter and a series
of x-rays will be taken.
This is a day case procedure but you will not be allowed to drive for 24hours afterwards.