Recent Examples of cardiac catheterization from the Web
The codes, the paddles, the resuscitation ... after Prior stabilized he had been moved to the cardiac catheterization lab, where four stents were placed to prevent future clotting.
After the helicopter carrying Simpson landed on the roof of Memorial Hermann, she was rushed to the cardiac catheterization lab.
While elective procedures like cataract removal and cardiac catheterization can often be medically necessary, there is a yawning gray zone in which these procedures get done for tenuous indications—as my former colleagues illustrated.
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medical Definition of cardiac catheterization
- Hemodynamic measurements during cardiac catheterization may be necessary to diagnose constrictive pericarditis if noninvasive methods, such as echocardiography or pericardial imaging, are not conclusive.
- —Andrew Wang and Thomas M. Bashore, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2 Sept. 2004
- … may be repaired without open-heart surgery through the use of an umbrella-like device that is placed in the heart by a cardiac catheter.
- —Andrew Skolnick, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 24 Oct. 1990
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