Health Blog

Catheterization Study

blog

Catheterization study is performed to diagnose how well your heart works, identifies any problems and allows for procedures to open blocked arteries. This procedure ascertains the existence of ischemic heart condition due to blocked coronary arteries, A long tube is threaded to the heart and blood sample is collected. The injection of dye is done to ascertain if the arteries are blocked or narrowed. This is called coronary angiography or coronary arteriography.