Frequently Asked Questions
1. How much time does it take for CT coronary angiogram?
The entire procedure, including preparation, scanning, and recovery, can take up to 3–4 hours, especially if beta-blockers have been prescribed. It will take about 20 minutes to complete the CT scan.
2. Can CT angiography detect blockage?
A computed tomography angiogram (CT angiogram) is a test that uses X-rays to create detailed images of the heart and blood vessels that go to the heart, lungs, brain, kidneys, head, neck, legs, and arms. This test can help identify areas of a blood vessel that are narrowed or blocked.
3. How many investigations and consultations are involved in the Heart Package With CT Coronary Angiogram?
The package consists of 11 Investigations and 2 Specialist Consultations.
4. Does Heart Package With CT Coronary Angiogram involve X-Ray Chest PA View test?
Yes, Heart Package With CT Coronary Angiogram involves an X-Ray Chest PA View test. It examines the lungs, bony thoracic cavity, mediastinum, and great vessels.
5. Does Heart Package With CT Coronary Angiogram involve X-Ray Chest PA View include Lipid Profile?
Yes, Lipid Profile is included in the Heart Package With CT Coronary Angiogram involve X-Ray Chest PA View. It measures the amount of “good” and “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides, a type of fat, in your blood. Cholesterol is a soft, waxy fat that your body needs to function properly.
6. What is a CT coronary angiogram?
Coronary angiography is a computerized tomography (CT) imaging examination that examines the arteries that supply blood to your heart. The process is painless and does not need any recovery time. A number of cardiac diseases are diagnosed with CT coronary angiograms.
7. Why is a lipid profile test done?
The lipid profile test is used to assess for dyslipidemia symptoms in adults and children who are at risk of having excessive blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. By measuring cholesterol in the blood, the lipid panel aids in the evaluation of cardiovascular health. Too much cholesterol can clog the arteries and blood vessels, causing damage and increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and heart attack.
8. Why is the serum creatinine test done?
The creatinine clearance test examines the quantity of creatinine in your urine and blood to determine how well your kidneys are working. Creatinine is a waste product that your kidneys normally filter out of your blood. Creatinine levels that are abnormal might indicate renal failure.