"Catheterization, Swan-Ganz" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Placement of a balloon-tipped catheter into the pulmonary artery through the antecubital, subclavian, and sometimes the femoral vein. It is used to measure pulmonary artery pressure and pulmonary artery wedge pressure which reflects left atrial pressure and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. The catheter is threaded into the right atrium, the balloon is inflated and the catheter follows the blood flow through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle and out into the pulmonary artery.
|Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
- Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
- Artery Catheterization, Pulmonary
- Artery Catheterizations, Pulmonary
- Catheterizations, Pulmonary Artery
- Pulmonary Artery Catheterizations
- Catheterization, Pulmonary Artery
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Catheterization, Swan-Ganz".
- Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E]
- Diagnosis [E01]
- Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures [E01.370]
- Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular [E01.370.370]
- Heart Function Tests [E01.370.370.380]
- Cardiac Catheterization [E01.370.370.380.140]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E01.370.370.380.140.210]
- Therapeutics [E02]
- Catheterization [E02.148]
- Catheterization, Peripheral [E02.148.224]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E02.148.224.165]
- Cardiac Catheterization [E02.148.442]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E02.148.442.165]
- Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
- Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures [E04.100]
- Vascular Surgical Procedures [E04.100.814]
- Endovascular Procedures [E04.100.814.529]
- Catheterization, Peripheral [E04.100.814.529.937]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E04.100.814.529.937.165]
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures [E04.502]
- Endovascular Procedures [E04.502.382]
- Catheterization, Peripheral [E04.502.382.937]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E04.502.382.937.165]
- Investigative Techniques [E05]
- Catheterization [E05.157]
- Cardiac Catheterization [E05.157.250]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E05.157.250.165]
- Catheterization, Peripheral [E05.157.375]
- Catheterization, Swan-Ganz [E05.157.375.165]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Catheterization, Swan-Ganz".
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