If creatinine level is 1.9 , can doctors conduct angiography, if yes tell me is there any risk factor? Second question is is clot in vessels is below 60% what may be the treatment please?
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Dr. Navya G
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi there..serum creatinine upto 1.5 is considered safe to do angiogram, some take upto 2 as limit... during angiography contrast dye wil be injected which wil be later excreted out of body by kidneys, so if there is chronic kidney disease or creatinine more than 2 then risk of getting contrast induced nephropathy is high so they won't do angio.. If the block in the vessel is less than 50-60% then medical management is done by giving blood thinners.. if block is more then angioplasty ie stent is placed.. hope this helped you...
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