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How is a cardiac catheterization procedure concluded?

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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: By closing entry

Cardiac catheterization is the procedure where a plastic tube is placed in an artery in the groin or wrist and under xray guidance dye is injected to visualize the coronary arteries and see if blockages are present.
At the end of the procedure the catheter is removed from the entry point and pressure is held to stop bleeding, a closing device may place a plug or a stitch may be placed.

In brief: By closing entry

Cardiac catheterization is the procedure where a plastic tube is placed in an artery in the groin or wrist and under xray guidance dye is injected to visualize the coronary arteries and see if blockages are present.
At the end of the procedure the catheter is removed from the entry point and pressure is held to stop bleeding, a closing device may place a plug or a stitch may be placed.
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Catheterization

A site is numbed over the groin or radial artery.
A catheter is introduced and passed under fluoroscopy to the heart where measurements and pictures are recorded. When done catheter removed, wound closed and patient recovered.

In brief: Catheterization

A site is numbed over the groin or radial artery.
A catheter is introduced and passed under fluoroscopy to the heart where measurements and pictures are recorded. When done catheter removed, wound closed and patient recovered.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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