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Cardiac Catheterization-Procedure

Author -  Padma Sundareson | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Apr 05, 2018
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Cardiac Catheterization-Procedure

Cardiac catheterization will be performed in a sterile Cath lab. The patient will be given a mild sedative, 30 minutes before the procedure. General anesthesia is usually not given; hence the patient can be awake during the procedure.
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vaishali9524

What are the complications occurred during Cardiac catheterization?

agila5

nice

drbhargavi

if the creatine level is 4.6 then can we go for angiogram.....if it is must and should then what will be the other alternative...please reply..

doctorJ

What is the average time for patient to stay in hospital on observation after cardiac Catheterization that is paid and covered by Horizon Blue Cross and other commercial insurance companies? BCBS does even pay for 24 hours for patient stay after cardiac cath. What is medical view on the issue? Favour of your response is appreciated. Email: Doctorwellness@aol.com

accountage

i am feeling leg pain and swelling on both the legs is it a symptom of heart patient ?

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