cardiac catheterization

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cardiac catheterization

A method of examining or treating conditions of the heart and the arteries by the insertion of a catheter.
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Left-sided cardiac catheterization was performed with a 6 F pigtail catheter (Cordis), and a 7 F multipurpose catheter (Cordis) was used for right-sided cardiac catheterization. Left ventricular ejection fraction and left ventricular end-diastolic and end-systolic volumes were evaluated by left ventricular angiography.