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Its best and main use is for the detection and identification of irregularities within the heart and its vasculature, the aorta, or the vena cava
pulmonary vascular disease and congenital anomalies and is also used for pacemaker lead placement.
The basic cathlab recording system consists of a computer console and a chart recorder, which typically reside in a control room.
Connecting the cathlab monitor/recorder to the computer automatically calculates most of the hemodynamic parameters.
A cardiac catheter lab, also known as a “cardiac cath lab”, is a specialized area in a hospital where doctors perform minimally invasive tests and advanced cardiac procedures to diagnose and treat heart disease.
The patient may feel pressure during the procedure, but should not feel any pain. From there, a variety of instruments can be placed on the tip of the catheter.