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Cardiac catheterization

Cardiac catheterization

Cardiac catheterization: Cardiac catheterization involves passing a thin hollow tube into the left or right atrium of the heart to monitor function and blood flow; the catheter is inserted through a vein in the neck or groin. Blood pressure, cardiac output, and heart structure can be monitored through the catheter.

Cardiac catheterization: Other Names

Other names for Cardiac catheterization include:

Diseases Associated with Cardiac catheterization

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Cardiac catheterization:

  • Coronary artery disease (stenosis, or narrowing)
  • Ventricular aneurysm
  • Ventricular mural thrombi
  • Intracardiac tumor
  • Altered blood flow dynamics
  • Congenital or acquired septal defects
  • Congenital or acquired valve defects
  • Aortic root arteriosclerotic disease
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Reduced cardiac output (ejection fraction)
  • Arterial oxygen desaturation

Basic Information: Cardiac catheterization

Disease or Condition count: 3; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Cardiac catheterization' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Cardiac catheterization as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Cardiac catheterization' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:

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  • Angina ... cardiac catheterization

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