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Cardiovascular surgery

Cardiac Catheterisation

What is cardiac catheterisation? Cardiac catheterisation is a common diagnostic procedure used when the cardiologist believes that blood is not flowing normally. This procedure lets cardiologists examine or treat the heart and arteries. It is also called ‘cardiac cath’ or…

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Aortic Valve Replacement

Aortic Valve Replacement

The heart is a muscular organ that contracts and relaxes regularly in order to pump blood through the body—a process called “heartbeat.” The heart consists of four chambers, each of which has a valve that keeps blood flowing in one…

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angioplasty

Angioplasty

Also called PTCA (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty), this operation is a treatment procedure used to increase and rest the flow of blood through a narrowed coronary arteries due to plaques or blood clots. Angioplasty is done if a narrowed artery…

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