By David Mittleman

Coronary Angiography: What is it?

It’s a mouthful–coronary angiography–and you might not know what it means either. Coronary angiography is fancy name to describe a medical test using dye and a special x-ray to show the insides of your coronary arteries. The coronary arteries supply blood to your heart, so they are extremely important. However, they can also become clogged with plaque making it difficult for the blood to travel through the artery and leading to an increased risk of heart attack. A coronary angiography can reveal how clogged your arteries might be and lead doctors …read more