Coronary Angiography Video

This Coronary Angiography Video shows the procedure in an animated form

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>>As its done in real time you can usually watch the catheter on a monitor as it is threaded through your body.

Although it is painless, a slight 'fluttering' can sometimes be felt in your heart as the catheter enters it.

Coronary Angiography is a very low risk procedure which is usually carried out as a 'day' case.

Following the procedure there is a period of observation, in which you have to lie still, and sometimes hold a small weighted bag against the incision, to prevent any post operative bleeding .

Patients are allowed home usually after about four hours



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