The Differences Between Invasive and Interventional Cardiology
In this brief article, we will be discussing the key differences between invasive cardiology and interventional cardiology — two approaches that can have drastically different outcomes for patients. Consult with the best interventional cardiologist in Tampa, Dr. Sachin V. Diwadkar, FACC, FASE, of Ascent Cardiology Group, for any questions regarding your heart health.
The problem with invasive cardiology is that femoral access is gained through the groin area. Complications associated with femoral access through the groin include increased discomfort and long recovery times. While rare, pseudoaneurysm, acute limb ischemia, and retroperitoneal bleeding can also occur.
Upon completing his residency and fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases, Dr. Diwadkar completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida-affiliated institutes. When looking for interventional cardiology in Tampa, turn to Dr. Diwadkar and the team of cardiologists at Ascent Cardiology Group.
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