Cardiac catheterization is a test to check the left side of your heart. Your doctor might look at the shape of your heart, the motion of your heart, or the blood pressure inside the chambers.
This test gives information about how your heart is working. It can:
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
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Current as of: January 17, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & George Philippides, MD - Cardiology & John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology & Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine
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