Cardiac Catheterization
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Cardiac Catheterization Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

It is used to find the cause of symptoms, like chest pain, that could mean heart problems.

Cardiac catheterization helps doctors to:

  • Identify narrowed or clogged arteries of the heart
  • Measure blood pressure within the heart
  • Evaluate how well the heart valves and chambers function
  • Check heart defects
  • Evaluate an enlarged heart
  • Decide on an appropriate treatment
 
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