During Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiac catheterization takes place in a catheterization laboratory, or cath lab, which is similar to a small operating room. A long thin tube called a catheter is inserted via a needle, guidewire, and sheath into a blood vessel leading to the heart.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/3983
- Syndication ID: 18653
- Language: English
- Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Date Syndication Captured: Friday, March 29, 2019 at 04:26 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 01:02 AM
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