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cardiac

1. of or relating to the heart
2. of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
3. a person with a heart disorder
4. Obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle
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cardiac

[′kärd·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated near the heart.
Of or pertaining to the cardia of the stomach.
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By types, the global cardiac catheterization market is segmented into fractional flow reserve, intravascular ultrasound, coronary angiogram, and optical coherence tomography.
Cardiac catheterization is a safe procedure in patients with TOF with few minor complications.
Review of radiation safety in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
Ultrasound guidance should be the first-line standard for arterial access in any cardiac catheterization procedure.
The need for opioid pain medication following cardiac catheterization is questioned given the risks of opioid use involved.
A cardiac catheterization was performed which did not show any narrowing or disease of vessels.
Baim, Grossman's Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 2006.
During cardiac catheterization, a doctor inserts a thin, flexible tube (catheter) into an artery in the groin or the arm and threads it up to the heart.
Researchers examined 1,680 patients with CAD, who came to a hospital for cardiac catheterization. Nearly six percent had early AMD, and 1.4 percent had advanced AMD.
Erie County Medical Center, Kaleida Health and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently announced the Full Circle of Heart Care project, a three-point plan to establish a cardiac catheterization lab at Memorial's Heart Center of Niagara.
Cardiac catheterization is an invasive diagnostic technique of cardiac disorder which presents important information about arterial coronary disease, congenital heart disease, vulvar disease and the function of cardiac ventricle.
Guidelines issued in 2012 by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association recommended initiating cardiac catheterization in high-risk NSTEMI patients within 12 to 24 hours after the patient arrives at the hospital.