How safe is the coronary angiogram?

Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
D F Adams


The pertinent literature on complications of selective coronary angiography has been reviewed. Three reports that describe the incidence of major complications in large patient groups are presented for comparative analysis of their results and used as a baseline for consideration of factors that may affect variations between the actual and reported rate of complications. It is recommended that agreement be reached on formulating national standards for the performance of the examination, taking into account the best data available.


Apr 27, 1979·Cardiovascular Radiology·D F Adams, H L Abrams
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Mar 1, 1989·Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology·K LevorstadT Aakhus
Sep 1, 1993·Clinical Radiology·A Adam
Jan 1, 1985·Medical Decision Making : an International Journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making·P DoubiletM C Weinstein
Sep 1, 1991·Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology·M P BannerH M Pollack
Jan 1, 1995·Acta Radiologica. Supplementum·N E KlowH Refsum

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