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Coronary angiography

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Introduction
Cardiac catheterisation is an invasive diagnostic procedure that provides important information about the structure and function of the heart.
Why cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography are used
Cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography can provide important information about the heart and the blood vessels that surround and supply it.
How cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography are performed
Cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography will be carried out at a hospital or specialist heart centre.
Recovering from cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography
After having cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography, your pulse and blood pressure will be checked and recorded.
Risks of cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography
Cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography are generally considered to be safe procedures. However, there are some associated risks.
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