Hospital Mae de Deus

Porto Alegre, Brazil
156 Est. 1979

Angiography

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Hospital Mae de Deus

Porto Alegre, Brazil
156

Established

1979

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Angiography at Hospital Mae de Deus

What does Hospital Mae de Deus offer patients?

Hospital Mae de Deus, located in Av Soledade, Porto Alegre, Brazil offers patients Angiography procedures among its total of 334 available procedures, across 29 different specialties
. Currently, there's no pricing information for Angiography procedures at Hospital Mae de Deus, as all prices are available on request only.

How many specialists are there and what accreditation's have been awarded to Hospital Mae de Deus?

There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Hospital, and they are accredited by JCI Accredited

Facility Services Available at Hospital Mae de Deus

Free Wifi
Laundry
Medical records transfer
Mobility accessible rooms
Parking available
Private rooms for patients available
Special dietary requests accepted
Translation services
TV in the room

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What you need to know about Angiography in Porto Alegre

Angiography is a procedure that uses X-ray contrast to check the blood vessels (arteries or veins) in your body. Since blood vessels do not show clearly on a normal X-ray, contrast (a special dye) needs to be injected into your blood first. The contrast spreads through the blood and highlights the blood vessels, so that they appear on the X-ray images, allowing your doctor to see any problems in your blood vessels. The X-ray images created in angiography are called angiograms. 

Angiography is performed to see how blood flows through your blood vessels and to check their health. It may be used as the first step to find and fix various problems that affect the blood vessels, such as:

  • A pulmonary embolism or blood clots, which is a blockage in the artery that supplies your lungs.

  • Angina is chest pain that is caused by reduced blood flow to your heart muscles.

  • A brain aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel in your brain.

  • Peripheral arterial disease is a condition in which the blood supply to your leg muscles is reduced.

  • Atherosclerosis is the narrowing of the arteries. This increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

  • A blockage in the blood supply to your kidneys.

What's the Recovery Time?

You must rest for 1 day and will be able to resume most of your normal activities the next day after angiography. However, you need to avoid strenuous activities, such as vigorous exercise and heavy lifting, for a few days following the procedure.

What's the Success Rate?

Angiography is a safe and efficient procedure, with a high success rate. According to a study, the success rate for coronary angiography is 97.6%. 

While angiography is generally safe, minor side effects are common, such as bruising, soreness, and a collection of blood neat the incision site. These problems are usually not serious and should improve in a few days or weeks.

Although very rare, there is also a small chance of complications. Such as an infection around the area where the cut was made, a reaction to the contrast, kidney damage due to the dye, damage to a blood vessel, heart attack, stroke, and allergic reaction to the dye.

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Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery

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Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy

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