Every year approximately 610,000 people die from heart disease, in the United States. Heart disease affects both men and women, accounting for nearly one in every four deaths. Because of its massive prevalence, it is increasingly important to learn as much as you can about your risk for heart disease, as soon as possible. When your cardiologist recommends cardiac catheterization, the goal is to get information.
Cardiac catheterization is a tool used to diagnose potential heart problems, like heart disease. This procedure is typically performed at cardiovascular centers and is relatively low risk.
Important Things To Know About The Cardiac Catheterization Procedure
- The procedure is invasive
Invasive is such a scary word, but it’s truly the best word for the procedure...