Beyond a Textbook


The angiography tutorial covers the various approaches to imaging arteries and veins, using plain film, fluoroscopy, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. The diagnosis of important vascular conditions and the associated interventions are also covered.

This tutorial focuses on peripheral vessels: imaging of the great vessels and heart is covered in the cardiovascular system tutorial.

Talk Topics

  • Introduction to Angiography
    • Complications of angiography
    • Pre- and post-procedure care
  • Angiography of Major Vessels
    • Normal Aortogram and Pelvic Angiogram
    • Atheromatous Occlusion
  • Angioplasty and Stent
  • Aortic Aneurysm and Stent
  • CT Angiogram of Other Sites
  • Cerebral Angiography and Intervention
    • Cerebral Angiogram and Reconstruction
    • Aneurysm Coiling
  • Extra-cerebral Angiography and Intervention
    • Carotid Stenosis and Stenting
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Renal Angioplasty
  • Veins
    • Thrombi in Leg Veins
    • IVC Filters
  • Fibroids
  • Aortic Rupture