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What are benefits of cardiac catheterization?

The following are potential benefits of cardiac catheterization:
  • Useful information for diagnosis. Cardiac catheterization gives your doctor more detailed information than other tests.
  • Faster recovery. The procedure doesn't require a major incision or general anesthesia.

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