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What diagnoses can the catheter help make?

In addition to its use in the management of patients, the catheter can be useful in making some difficult diagnoses at the bedside. Constrictive pericarditis and pericardial tamponade have distinctive pressure waveforms detectable with the catheter. An acute ventricular septal defect resulting from myocardial infarction can be diagnosed by finding an increase in oxygen saturation […] Read more