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Difference between Angiography and Angioplasty

Difference between Angiography and Angioplasty

A procedure performed on the vessels in the heart is known as Coronary Angioplasty and Coronary Angiography. ‘Angio’ in Greek refers to blood vessel, and ‘plasty’ refers to process of forming. Angioplasty refers to formation or repair of the affected blood vessel. ‘Gram’ in Angiogram refers to a measure in Latin. So, Angiogram refers to analysis or record the condition of blood vessels.

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