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What is the difference between a cardiac intervention and a cardiac diagnostic procedure?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Reconnaissance

A cardiac diagnostic procedure is a reconnaissance mission to find out what's wrong.
A cardiac intervention is used to fix it. Intervention usually consists of angioplasty (balloon dilitation) with or without placement of a stent in the dilated coronary artery.

In brief: Reconnaissance

A cardiac diagnostic procedure is a reconnaissance mission to find out what's wrong.
A cardiac intervention is used to fix it. Intervention usually consists of angioplasty (balloon dilitation) with or without placement of a stent in the dilated coronary artery.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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