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How risky or dangerous is a cardiac catheterization?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 1 in 500 chance

There is a 1 in 500 chance of a serious complication, including heart attack, stroke, and death.

In brief: 1 in 500 chance

There is a 1 in 500 chance of a serious complication, including heart attack, stroke, and death.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Very safe

The risk of serious complication is about 0.
1% over a million are done in the usa each year. It takes about 20 minutes, doesn't hurt, and is very routine.

In brief: Very safe

The risk of serious complication is about 0.
1% over a million are done in the usa each year. It takes about 20 minutes, doesn't hurt, and is very routine.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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