Coronary Angiography in Jaipur

It is very important to know about the blockages because if we start ignoring the blockage, it can be the reason for chest pain because of stress, more physical activity and due to a heart attack.
To detect blockages, Coronary angiography can be the best option to start any treatment for the cardiologist . The heart stops getting oxygen and necessary nutrients due to blockages. There are different signs that should never be ignored related to the heart. The most common sign of heart disease is chest discomfort. Sometimes a person feels heartburn, indigestion, nausea, pain that spreads to the arm, sweating, irregular heart beat and swelling in legs, feet and ankles. If the person is older than 60 and having diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and overweight then the risk factor of having heart disease is high. Dr. Jitendra Singh Makkar can be contacted for regular checkups and he is the best Cardiologist in Jaipur.


Cardiologist in Jaipur Dr. Jitendra Singh Makkar, who does the procedure and specializes in heart care treatments, performed the procedure. If a person experiences cardiac arrest, chest pain and abnormal report of the heart through electrocardiogram or exercises stress test, the doctor does the angiography to diagnose the coronary heart disease and coronary microvascular disease. This procedure is usually done by the device cardiac catheterization. With the help of cardiac catheterization cardiologist measures pressure in the heart chambers. During the process, if a doctor detects blockages or narrowed arteries, cardiologist advises the patient to go for coronary angioplasty to improve blood flow to the heart. Delay in coronary angioplasty can be harmful to the patient.


Before starting the process to the patient, Supporting Medical Staff will check the blood pressure, start an intravenous line and also check the blood sugar if the patient is having diabetes. If required doctors prefer to do an electrocardiogram (ECG) also. After doing all these, a mild sedative will be given to the patient for making him relax. For starting the angiography, an area of the body (arm or groin), where the catheter will be inserted, cleaned and numbed with a local numbing medicine, also called anesthetic medicine. The cardiologist passes catheter (a thin hollow tube) through an artery and carefully moves it up into the heart. With the help of X-ray images, the doctor checks the position of the catheter. the doctor will supervise the whole process on a screen. A dye also called contrast material will be injected into the catheter, after placing the catheter in the right place. X-ray images help to see how the dye moves through the artery. The dye helps highlight any blockages in blood flow. The whole procedure takes up to 60 minutes. During the test, The patient can feel the tube move through the blood vessels. After the test, the catheter removed and pressure will be applied at the area, from where the catheter inserted to prevent bleeding. If the catheter is placed in the groin, the patient needs to lie flat for a few hours after the test to prevent bleeding. After this patient can feel mild back discomfort also.

Frequently Asked Questions

The risk factor is very low in it but in many cases, it creates some serious problems depending on the body structure, age, kidney disease, and diabetes. Serious complications are an allergic reaction of the dye, bleeding, infection, a blood clot that can be the reason for heart stroke or heart attack, kidney damage, damage of blood vessels and development of fluid around the heart.

No hospitalization needed for angiography.

If during the test, the doctor sees that arteries are badly narrowed, you may need to have an angioplasty or bypass surgery right away. So before you have the test, it’s a good idea to talk with the doctor about these treatments. With this information, you and your doctor can talk through your treatment options. These may include angioplasty / stents, bypass graft surgery or medications.

The whole procedure takes up to 60 minutes.