Aim:-Evaluate the effect of nursing intervention on clinical outcomes for patients receiving cerebral angiography. Cerebral angiography is a form of angiography which provides images of blood vessels in and around the brain, thereby allowing detection of abnormalities such as arteriovenous malformations and aneurysms.It was pioneered in 1927 by the Portuguese neurologist Egas Moniz at the University of Lisbon, who also helped develop thorotrast for use in the procedure. • Arteriography of cerebral vessels is performed to demon-strate abnormal vessel structures, vasospasm, loss of vessel wall integrity, and stenosis of the carotid arteries. It is the best contemporary test for such an assessment. Cerebral angiography is also known as intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (IADSA). METHODS: Cases from a large tertiary center performing a large number of neurovascular procedures … Although the cardiology literature is replete with reports of early mobilization, 1,2 the literature on cerebral angiography remains sparse, and practice varies widely. Background: The transradial approach (TRA) is frequently used for neurointerventional procedures as it is safer, improves patient comfort, and decreases costs and procedural time in comparison with the transfemoral approach (TFA). Cerebral angiography is a very detailed, clear and accurate picture of the blood vessels in the brain. The risk of permanent neurological deficit as a result of diagnostic cerebral angiography is considerable and ranges from 0.3–5.7%. Cerebral Angiogram Discharge Instructions What are my Care Instructions? Angiography to assess a patient suspected of having a pulmonary embolism. 5 References 1. Neurocritical intensive care units (NCCUs) deal with neurologic angiographic procedures on a daily basis and in multiple ways. Or the doctor may have put the catheter in a blood vessel in your arm. The prevention, recognition and early detection of vascular and neurological complicationsis critical and essential for better outcomes . Cathy Hasemeier has 22 years of nursing experience, primarily in the areas of critical care… In cerebral angiography, a catheter (long, thin, flexible tube) is inserted into an artery in the arm or leg. Background: Cerebral angiograph is minimal invasive procedure which indicated for study of the blood circulation of the brain and neck. CONCLUSION: Arterial dissections are an uncommon complication of cerebral angiography and cerebrovascular interventions and usually have a benign clinical course. By using a catheter, it is possible to combine diagnosis with treatment in a single procedure. Note: The following preps are for outpatient care only. We provide both adult and pediatric care. In critical care, nurses are expected to react quickly to urgent and emergent situations. Abstract. The doctor inserted a thin, flexible tube (catheter) into a blood vessel in your groin. Watch a video on diagnostic cerebral angiography; ... Neurovascular evaluation and interventions. Background: Despite several retrospective studies analyzing the safety and efficacy of transradial access (TRA) versus transfemoral access (TFA) for cerebral angiography, this transition for neurointerventional procedures has been gradual. Guideline: Cerebral Angiogram: Post-Operative Management and Care Date of Publishing: 11 November 2015 2:36 PM Date of Printing: Page 6 of 6 K:\CHW P&P\ePolicy\Nov 15\Cerebral Angiogram - Post Operative Management and Care.docx This Guideline may be varied, withdrawn or replaced at any time. To complete a coronary angiogram, a catheter is inserted in an artery in your groin or arm and threaded through your blood vessels to your heart. Author Information . Just like surgeries can be meticulous, careful, and detail-oriented masterpieces — or ugly hacks — so can angiograms. The area where your procedure was performed may be sore or bruised. A brain angiogram (cerebral angiogram) is a test (also called a procedure) that looks for problems with blood vessels and blow flow in the brain.