Last reviewed March 2008 by J. Peter Oettgen, MD
. Animation scheduled for full update. Updated animation will include: 1) At the beginning, when it is stated that the patient is placed on a table for the procedure, there will be a statement that many patients experience some back discomfort from lying on the table at the end of the procedure.
2) Will indicate that many patients will end up undergoing a procedure at the end of the catheterization based on the results of the angiogram.
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