A cardiac catheterization is a procedure that cardiologists (heart doctors) do. They put a catheter  (a long, thin tube) into a blood vessel, then guide it the heart.

    Cardiac catheterizations help doctors diagnose and treat many different heart problems.

    • 60-Second Summary: Cardiac Catheterization

      60-Second Summary: Cardiac Catheterization

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