Heart and Vascular Center
2300 Western Ave
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Cardiac Catheterization is a diagnostic procedure for evaluating certain problems with the heart and its blood supply. The procedure involves your cardiologist inserting a long, flexible tube called a catheter into the heart to measure pressures, inject dye, and take x-ray pictures.
Cardiac catheterization provides information about:
- The blood flow through the heart and coronary arteries (blood vessels that supply blood to the heart), or other major blood vessels that carry blood to and from the heart
- Pressure within the heart chambers
- The detailed structure of various parts of the heart and vascular system
- The hearts pumping ability
Holy Family Memorial's Cardiodiagnostics Department provides multiple services
to diagnose heart disease.