Why choose Eden Hospital ?
Cath lab is catheterization laboratory, which is an examination room in a hospital or clinic with diagnostic imaging equipment used to visualize heart arteries and chambers to treat any blockage or abnormality found.
During coronary angiography, special dye is released into the bloodstream. The dye makes the coronary arteries visible on X-ray pictures. This helps doctors see blockages in the arteries. Angiography is the thus the test to detect blockages in the heart.
Angioplasty is surgical repair or widening of a blocked/narrowed heart artery to remove the detected blockages of the heart and improve blood flow. Stent is inserting a short wire-mesh tube into the artery & is left in place permanently to allow blood to flow freely.
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