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Computed Tomography Angiography
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Computed Tomography Angiography Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Some possible complications with this test include:

  • Allergic reactions to contrast material
  • Bleeding
  • Kidney damage

There are certain factors that may put you at risk for complications during this test:

  • Allergies—especially to x-ray dye, iodine, medicines, or certain foods , including shellfish
  • Underlying kidney problems or diabetes —You may have a higher risk of decreased kidney function from the x-ray dye.
  • Bleeding disorder

Call Your Doctor

After the test, call your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Signs of allergic reaction, including flushing, hives , and itching
  • Swollen or itchy eyes
  • Difficulty breathing or a feeling of tightness in your throat
  • Nausea

In case of an emergency, CALL 911immediately.



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