What is it? A peripheral vascular angiogram uses a catheter to inject dye into the peripheral arteries. X-rays are then taken while the dye is within the arteries, allowing for a clear visual of the blood flow inside the artery where peripheral vascular disease occurs.
What happens during the procedure? During the procedure, a catheter is threaded into the damaged artery from the groin area or the arm.
Preparing for the Procedure: