How long does an angiogram procedure take?

Medically Reviewed by Checkmark Medically Reviewed By: Dr. Sravanthi Sunkaraneni

Right from lying down on an X-ray table for a small incision to a series of x-ray images as the dye flows through the body, the procedure generally takes 30 minutes to 3 hours. The procedure gets longer when the doctor plans to conduct a second procedure called angioplasty. This is performed if narrow or obstructed arteries are found during the procedure. The doctor conducts angioplasty to widen the blocked or narrowed blood vessels.

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