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How does someone best recover after a cardiac catheterization?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not a big problem

Unless there is a complication, your leg where the catheter was inserted might be sore for a few days.
Otherwise, there should not be a problem. A bruise in the area frequently occurs, but should not cause a problem.

In brief: Not a big problem

Unless there is a complication, your leg where the catheter was inserted might be sore for a few days.
Otherwise, there should not be a problem. A bruise in the area frequently occurs, but should not cause a problem.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: By following your

Discharge instructions.
This varies greatly depending upon access site (groin vs. Radial).

In brief: By following your

Discharge instructions.
This varies greatly depending upon access site (groin vs. Radial).
Dr. Rick Koch
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