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Cardiac catheterization lab procedures  
Abstract:  This handout explains the cardiac catheterization procedure and interventions that may be done as a result, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), stents, directional coronary atherectomy, and percutanious trasluminal rotational atherectomy (PTRA).
Author: Cardiology/5NE
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1998, October 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Diagnostic Tests; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Heart Diseases and Disorders; Heart; Coronary Angiography; Catheterization; Cardiovascular System; Cardiovascular Surgery; Cardiovascular Disorders; Cardiovascular Diagnosis; Angioplasty
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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