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*  Mitral valve stenosis
The right heart catheterization (commonly known as Swan-Ganz catheterization) gives the physician the mean pulmonary capillary ... The left heart catheterization, on the other hand, gives the pressure in the left ventricle. By simultaneously taking these ... If a trans-septal puncture is made during right heart catheterization, however, the pressure gradient can accurately quantify ... because of the time lag in the pressure tracings seen on the right-heart catheterization and the slow Y descent seen on the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E02)
... catheterization, swan-ganz MeSH E02.148.442.110 --- catheter ablation MeSH E02.148.442.165 --- catheterization, swan-ganz MeSH ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E01)
... catheterization, swan-ganz MeSH E01.370.370.380.450 --- kinetocardiography MeSH E01.370.370.380.600 --- oximetry MeSH E01.370. ... urinary catheterization MeSH E01.370.390.830 --- urography MeSH E01.370.400.925 --- work capacity evaluation MeSH E01.370. ... heart catheterization MeSH E01.370.370.380.410.200 --- catheter ablation MeSH E01.370.370.380.410.210 --- ...
*  Quantium Medical Cardiac Output
The invasive methods like the still gold standard method Swan-ganz catheter (pulmonary artery catheter), based on transcardiac ... The minimally invasive methods also require catheterization, but less harmful. One of them is the Thermodilution Transpulmonary ...
*  Pulmonary artery catheter
Swan, HJ; Ganz, W; Forrester, J; Marcus, H; et al. (August 1970). "Catheterization of the heart in man with use of a flow- ... The pulmonary artery catheter is frequently referred to as a Swan-Ganz catheter, in honor of its inventors Jeremy Swan and ... which had previously contracted with Swan as a consultant. After Swan developed the initial balloon tip, Ganz used Fronek's ... The standard pulmonary artery catheter has two lumens (Swan-Ganz) and is equipped with an inflatable balloon at the tip, which ...
*  Cardiac output
The pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) introduced to clinical practice in 1970, also known as the Swan-Ganz catheter, provides ... The PAC remains useful in right-heart study done in cardiac catheterisation laboratories.[citation needed] The PAC is balloon ... The historically significant Swan-Ganz multi-lumen catheter allows reproducible calculation of cardiac output from a measured ... Can it replace the Swan-Ganz catheter?". The American Journal of Surgery. 196 (6): 961-68. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.07.039. ...
*  Catheter
A Swan-Ganz catheter is a special type of catheter placed into the pulmonary artery for measuring pressures in the heart. An ... The process of inserting a catheter is catheterization. In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter) ... An early modern application of the catheter was employed by Claude Bernard for the purpose of cardiac catheterization in 1844. ... 37 (4): 373-8. Baim, Donald (2005). Grossman's Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention. Lippincott Williams & ...
*  History of invasive and interventional cardiology
Ganz W, Buchbinder N, Marcus H, Mondkar A, Maddahi J, Charuzi Y, O'Connor L, Shell W, Fishbein MC, Kass R, Miyamoto A, Swan HJ ... Cardiac catheterization was first performed when Werner Forssmann, in 1929, created an incision in one of his left antecubital ... The history of invasive cardiology begins with the development of cardiac catheterization in 1711, when Stephen Hales placed ... For their work in the discovery of cardiac catheterization and hemodynamic measurements, Cournand, Forssmann, and Richards ...
*  Impedance cardiography
... also known as the Swan-Ganz catheter), which represents significant risks to the patient. In addition, this technique is costly ... substudy of the Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Effectiveness (ESCAPE) Trial ...