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How Serious Is A Heart or Cardiac Catheterization?

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease. During cardiac catheterization, a long thin tube, called a "catheter," is inserted into an artery or vein in the groin, neck, or arm and enters the blood vessels to the heart. With this catheter, doctors can diagnose tests as...