left heart catheterization


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left heart catheterization

Interventional cardiology The introduction of a catheter into the aorta, left ventricle and left atrium with cannulation of coronary arteries and bypass grafts. Cf Right heart catheterization.
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For right and left heart catheterization, the incision is wider and over the brachial artery.
Procurement of a left heart catheterization measuring station.
Contract notice: Procurement of a left heart catheterization measuring station.