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study involves injection of radiopaque contrast medium directly into the coronary arteries. It is used to evaluate the patency of coronary arteries and collateral circulation.
Coronary Angiography
Study involves insertion of a cathether into the heart. Information can be obtained about O2 sat and pressure readings withing the chanbers. Contrast medium is injected to assist in examining structure and motion of the heart.(Into a vein = right side of heart/Into an artery = left side of heart)
Cardiac Catherization
This is an outpatient procedure that provides information about cad, CHF disease vascular heart disease and ventricular function. For patients who can not tolerate fibrinolytics.
cardiac catherization
Patients must be told this before the contrast medium.
that they will feel a warm hot or flushed sensation when the contrast is injected
Patients must be assessed before the procedure for what
an allergy to iodine or seafood