Coronary angiogram

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If you experience shortness of breath, chest pain, unexplained dizziness or fatigue, you may be referred for an angiogram. Also known as cardiac catheterisation, an angiogram is a diagnostic treatment that can assist in cardiac investigations to potentially diagnose a number of conditions affecting your heart.

Prompt care in leading facilities

We can perform coronary angiograms in our state-of-the-art Interventional Cardiac Suite and look at your coronary arteries to check the health and blood flow to identify if any disease is present. With no waiting lists, you can access prompt care conveniently, whether you are paying for yourself or have medical insurance.

Prices & payment

We offer a guide price of:

Coronary angiogram
£1,850
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The guide price is based on the usual clinical needs of patients. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

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Payment to suit you with 0% and fixed rate interest options.

Following an appointment with your Consultant, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your treatment. With interest free finance at Representative 0% APR (fixed) along with longer term fixed rate loans, there is an option for everyone.

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What to expect from an angiogram heart procedure

What will the procedure involve?

Your procedure will be carried out by a Consultant Cardiologist, supported by a dedicated team of experienced cardiac radiographers, nurses and physiologists.

The procedure itself is carried out under local anaesthetic, given in either the wrist or groin. A catheter (a thin tube) will be inserted into the artery to inject a special dye and a number of x-rays are taken. The dye helps to identify any blockages or narrowing in the artery.

What if the angiogram identifies a problem?

If your angiogram identifies a problem, your Cardiologist may be able to treat it at the same time. This is known as an angioplasty, which commonly involves stent insertion to treat blocked arteries. Your Consultant will be able to discuss this with you during your initial consultation and answer any questions you may have.

How long will I need to stay in hospital?

An coronary angiogram is a day case procedure and you will generally be able to go home the same day. Your Consultant will discuss this with you in more detail during your initial consultation.

You should arrange for someone to collect you from the hospital after your procedure.

Recovery and after care

An angiogram procedure is considered to be a safe and painless procedure but, as with any invasive operation, there may be a few after-effects. For a few days afterwards, you may have experience bruising or soreness around the area where the sheath was inserted.

Our team will make sure you are given all the relevant information before you are discharged after your procedure, including who you can contact at the hospital if you have any concerns once you are home.

The cardiac team will contact you in the first week after your discharge to discuss your recovery.

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