cardiac catheterization

(redirected from Cardiac catherization)
Also found in: Medical.
Related to Cardiac catherization: Cardiac catheterization indications

cardiac catheterization

A method of examining or treating conditions of the heart and the arteries by the insertion of a catheter.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
On the basis of the diagnosis, the market is classified into echocardiogram, Computed Tomography (CT) scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), radionuclide imaging, Position Emission Tomography (PET) Scan, myocardial biopsy, cardiac catherization, and electrophysiology test.
I recently had a heart attack, but a cardiac catherization found no blocked arteries.
The two facilities will build and expand services such as pediatric electrophysiology, interventional cardiac catherization and cardiac surgery in Baton Rouge.
Based on product type, Temporary Pacing Leads market is segmented into following: Unipolar Temporary Pacing Leads & Bipolar Temporary Pacing Leads Based on technique, Temporary Pacing Leads market is segmented into following: Transcutaneaous Pacing, Transvenous Pacing & Epicardial Pacing Based on end user, Temporary Pacing Leads market is segmented into following: Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers & Cardiac Catherization Centers Temporary Pacing Leads Market: Overview Temporary pacing leads market is expected to show significant growth over the forecast period due to increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease globally.
Afterwards, an air ambulance transported the patient to our hospital for immediate cardiac catherization.
Right cardiac catherization (mmHg) Initial RA 5, PA 31/15 (mean 22) After albumin RA 13, PA 57/30 (mean 39), PWP 20, CO 5.5 L/min PFTs DLco 9.33 L, VC 2.75 L Portal pressure measurements (mmHg) Initial after albumin FHVP 16, WHVP 17, HVPG 1 Pre-TIPS without FHVP 2, WHVP 4, HVPG 5, albumin PVP 15, PPG 11 Post-TIPS FHVP 5, WHVP 7, HVPG 2, PVP 14, PPG 7 RA: right atrial pressure, PWP: pulmonary wedge pressure, CO: cardiac output, FHVP: free hepatic vein pressure, WHVP: wedge hepatic vein pressure, HVPG: hepatic vein pressure gradient, PVP: direct portal venous pressure measurement, PPG: portal pressure gradient (PVP minus WHVP), PFTs: pulmonary function tests, DLco: diffusion capacity of carbon dioxide, VC: vital capacity, TIPS: transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
In cardiac catherization left anterior descending artery is most likely involved leading to anteroapical septal VSD in 60% of the cases.
"This time also, we have cooperated with a team of cardiac experts from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and we conducted open heart surgeries and diagnostic and/or interventional cardiac catherization procedures over the course of five days, from the 17th to the 22nd of October.
"Our results show that this stem cell treatment is safe and it improves heart function when compared to placebo," said Anders Bruun Mathiasen, research fellow in the Cardiac Catherization Lab at Rigshospitalet University Hospital Copenhagen, and lead investigator of the study.
TABLE 1 Pertinent patient comorbidities Number of patients Hypertension 18 Diabetes mellitus 12 Cardiac disease 11 Anemia 9 Dyslipidemia 9 Cerebrovascular accident 6 Thyroid disease 6 Obstructive sleep apnea 5 Asthma 4 Deep vein thrombosis 3 Gastroparesis 3 Hyperparathyroidism 3 Morbid obesity 3 Chronic obstructive pulmonary 2 disease Seizures 2 HIV/AIDS 1 Paraplegia 1 Parkinson's disease 1 Pulmonary hypertension 1 TABLE 2 Complication Intervention Patients Perioperative myocardial Cardiac catherization 1 infarction Infection Excision of graft 4 Dialysis-associated Graft ligation 1 steal syndrome
The cardiac catherization showed no evidence of obstructive coronary heart disease, increased left ventricular end diastolic pressure and marked distal anterior and distal inferior wall hypokinesis with apical dyskinesis.