Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty

Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty - cover page

This patient guide describes the cardiac catheterization and angioplasty procedures and explains:

  • the risks and benefits
  • how to prepare
  • the recovery process

Download the guide

Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty (PDF)

More Information

See our Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty pages for more information on these procedures.

Visit Cardiac RehabilitationLiving Well with Heart Disease and the Prevention & Wellness Centre for information on improving your heart health.

Your Angiogram

The Heart Institute’s educational videos were made in collaboration with the Institute’s Patient Alumni Association and seek to provide, along with the patient guides, all important information to patients and families prior to a procedure or surgery.