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Diagnostic catheterization for congenital heart disease in adults

Jozef Mašura

in Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

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ISBN: 9780199558872
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558872.003.0003

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Diagnostic catheterization for congenital heart disease in adults

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• Non-invasive imaging replaced cardiac catheterization in most diagnostic indications in congenital heart disease. • Cardiac catheterization is occasionally used for the evaluation of pulmonary hypertension or completization of the anatomical information. • Oxymetry is used to diagnose and quantify the intracardiac shunts. • Angiography may help to localize such shunts.

Chapter.  2209 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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