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Angiography: Kidney exam: How to prepare and what to expect  
Abstract:  This handout explains a renal angiogram, which is done for patients with elevated blood pressure or impaired kidney function, thought to be caused by a blockage of the arteries connected to the kidneys. Included are how the procedure works, how to prepare, what to expect, and possible risks.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2006, May 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; Radiology/Imaging Services; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Kidney Disorders; Kidney; Hypertension; Angiography
Language(s):  English; Korean
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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