Angiogram risks

Out of 1,000 people who have an angiogram, fewer than 20 will have serious bleeding; 1 to 2 people will die; 1 to 2 will have a stroke; and 1 to 2 will have a heart attack.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology

Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine

Current as ofOctober 5, 2017

Current as of: October 5, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology & Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine