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Dr. John Joseph Cimino, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
12717 South 28th Avenue
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. John Cimino's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Cimino is affiliated with Nebraska Medicine, CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy, and CHI Health Midlands. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine and a graduate of St. Francis Hospital's residency program. Dr. Cimino's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. AARP, Blue Cross, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cimino takes.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 62
  • Charge (avg.): $167 - $642
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $51 - $251

Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. James Smith is an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist in Bellevue, NE. He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 54
  • Charge (avg.): $260 - $325
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $55 - $87

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Christopher Koch is a diagnostic radiologist in Omaha, NE and Bellevue, NE. Before performing his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Koch attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Koch is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $626
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $86

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Douglas Niemann is a diagnostic radiologist in Bellevue, NE. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Niemann accepts Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 90
  • Charge (avg.): $260 - $535
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $53 - $88

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Rajkumar Yarlagadda's medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 77
  • Charge (avg.): $290 - $325
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $75 - $87

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What is an Angiogram?

Angiography is the use of x-rays to examine blood vessels, especially in order to identify any blocked or misshapen vessels that may cause problems. The test itself is called an angiogram. Some of the disorders that angiograms can be used to diagnose include:
  • Blockages and narrowing
  • Weakened walls and bulging, called an aneurysm
  • Malformations and misshapen blood vessels
  • Kidney artery conditions
  • Aorta artery conditions
  • Vein problems, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots or embolisms

During an angiogram, the doctor inserts a very thin, flexible tube called a catheter into a blood vessel through an opening in the groin or arm. The catheter is threaded through the body to the site of the suspected problem, where a small amount of dye is injected into the bloodstream and x-rays are taken. The dye makes the surrounding blood vessels visible via x-ray.

If necessary, certain procedures can be performed after an angiogram while the catheter is in place. Angioplasty is the use of a catheter to widen narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents are like tiny coiled springs that hold blood vessels open, and they can be placed during a catheterization. Damaged heart valves can also be repaired or replaced.

A typical angiogram takes about an hour to perform, but it may be longer if the catheterization is used to perform procedures on the blood vessels. It may be uncomfortable at times but is usually not painful. Afterwards, you may be monitored for up to six hours to make sure any bleeding from the insertion site has stopped, and you will be given fluids to help flush the dye from your body. For a day or two after an angiogram it is important to drink plenty of fluids and keep strenuous activity to a minimum.
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