Heart Catheter or Cardiac Catheter is a long, thin, narrow tube that is inserted into a blood vessel in the arm or leg and guided to the heart with the aid of a special X-ray machine. Contrast dye is injected through the catheter so that X-ray movies of heart valves, coronary arteries, and heart chambers can be created. This process is often called Cardiac Catheterization. Doctor uses cardiac cath to evaluate heart muscle function, or confirm the presence of heart disease (such as coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, or disease of the aorta)
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Jan 01, 1970
Accepted Date: Jan 01, 1970
Published Date: Jan 01, 1970