Cateterización de Swan Ganz

La cateterización del corazón derecho implica introducir un catéter (un tubo flexible y delgado) hasta el lado derecho del corazón para obtener información sobre este órgano y para monitorizar continuamente la función cardíaca en los pacientes críticos.

Cateterización de Swan Ganz

Revision

Last reviewed 7/11/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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