What is Cardiac Catheterization?
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure that allows doctors to determine how well your heart is pumping. A long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is inserted into the body via a blood vessel and directed toward the heart.
What Happens Next?
- Coronary Angioplasty
- Heart Surgery
- Changes in Your Lifestyle:
- Quit smoking
- Begin and enjoy a low fat diet
- Lose excess weight
- Exercise regularly
- Keep your blood pressure under control