We provide professional support in Coronary Angiography.
It is an invasive (interventional) procedure applied to
people who are thought to have any problems in their coronary vessels. The
purpose of the Coronary Angiography procedure; is to make serial films to
visualize the vessels of our heart and to decide how to treat them.
To support Clinical Diagnosis
To confirm the Suspicious Diagnosis
To determine the severity of the disease
To reveal the location of the lesion
To provide sufficient information to surgeons
Coronary Angiography is a diagnostic method, not a
1. Come to the hospital hungry (8 hours) on the day of the angio appointment.
2. Before coming to the hospital, shave your pubic area on both sides and take a bath.
3. You will be admitted to the angio program after your hospitalization procedures.
4. You can bring a person with you to assist with the hospitalization procedures.
5. If any; You can answer questions about your health
more quickly if you bring your previous angio report, examinations or
medications you use with you.
6. Your Coronary Angiography preparations will be made by our
doctors and nurses. (ECG, blood tests, tranquilizer injection)
7. When you come to the hospital, if possible, do not bring
your money and jewelry with you for security reasons.
8. In order to give serum and medication when necessary, a
vascular catheter will be placed in your left arm and this catheter will remain
in your arm until you are discharged.
9. Before being lowered to the Angio laboratory, you will
wear a special apron and cap, take off your glasses, denture/palate and wear.
10. In the Coronary Angiography Laboratory, the operation
area will be anesthetized with anesthetic, so you will not feel any pain about
11. Coronary Angiography is completed in 10-15 minutes. During
the process, you will be able to watch the movies and ask questions.
12. After angiography, you will be given watery foods for 2 hours.
13. If necessary, you can be followed in your room or in the Coronary Intensive Care Unit for 1 day.
14. If your vascular structure is normal, you can be discharged after 6-7 hours * after your controls.
may be redness and small swellings in the angio area. These
will pass in a few days. If there are egg-sized and larger swellings in
this area, consult your doctor. Conditions to Consider
• Avoid hot showers or baths for 48 hours after coronary
• Do not do any compulsive movements for at least two days.
• Do not drive or use foot-related machinery for at least 2 days.
• Drink more than 2.5 liters of fluid per day for at least 2 days.
If significant stenosis is detected in your veins after
angiography, PTCA (balloon opening) and/or STENT (steel cage) are applied at
the same session or at a later date with an appointment.
The PTCA/STENT application decision is made by considering
all the criteria. Before starting the procedure, necessary examinations
are made and drugs are given to control bleeding. In the PTCA procedure,
the occluded area is entered with a guide catheter and the occluded area is
inflated with a catheter with a balloon at the tip. If the vessel is
likely to be blocked, a Stent (steel cage) is placed there.
• After this procedure, you will stay in the intensive care unit for 24 hours.
• At the end of this period, if necessary checks are made and it is concluded
that there is no harm in being discharged, your discharge procedures will be
•As a patient’s relatives, it is your natural right to receive information
about your patient.
•We believe that it is important to prevent possible confusions that one person
from the patient owner, as a representative, receives the necessary information
from our physicians and conveys it to their relatives.
•When you want to meet with our doctors, the department secretary will assist
you in this regard.
•When the patient goes to the service, you can make short visits that will not tire the patients.
•Because the patient can become infected very quickly and excessive visits can lead to pollution of the room air.
•Therefore, the fewer and shorter the visits, the more beneficial they will be.
•At discharge, you will be given a card about the drugs you will use.
•Come with your appointment card and prescription on the control date.
• Each time you come to the doctor, come with your angio report form that was given to you before.