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Why can you not eat before cardiac catheterization?
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Risk of vomitng
Possible need for anesthesia and vomiting from contrast can cause aspiration etc and complications.

In brief: Risk of vomitng
Possible need for anesthesia and vomiting from contrast can cause aspiration etc and complications.
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Dye can cause nausea
The contrast (iodine dye) used can cause transient nausea, and in the rare event that you need emergency surgery , your stomach must be empty.

In brief: Dye can cause nausea
The contrast (iodine dye) used can cause transient nausea, and in the rare event that you need emergency surgery , your stomach must be empty.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
Thank
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