Cardiac Catheterization

These days, balloon angioplasty has undergone many changes and allows you to treat many heart ailments. Below we present a variety of innovations in recent years in clinics in Israel. Frequent illness heart. 1. Atherosclerosis – the process of deposition of fat and cholesterol that occur mainly in smokers, diabetics, hypertensives and people suffering from high cholesterol. Atherosclerosis is manifested as consequence of stratification fat on the walls of blood vessels and reduce blood flow to the heart during physical activity or even at rest. Unexpected clogging of blood vessels leading to heart attack, and in some cases be fatal. Atherosclerosis is the most common disease and the leading cause of death in the western world.

2. There are also other factors affecting the functioning of the heart, including: genetic problems, age, high blood pressure and diabetes. 3. Cardiac valves are susceptible to inflammation or atrophy. These processes affect the spasms in the valves, and as a consequence, impaired blood flow. News in diagnostic cardiac catheterization.

Routine diagnostic cardiac angioplasty is held under the X-rays with the introduction of contrast material and shows the common blood vessels and their branches. At catheterization, we see the narrowing and clogging of blood vessels. Y some patients (who do not have accurate information about the degree of narrowing) introduced a special ultrasound probe (IVUS) in the arteries of the heart and to visualize the vessel walls. In recent years, hospitals have adopted Israel modern device (GRL), working on the basis of infra – red rays and allows the visualization of at least 10 times on the quality of ivus.