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How long does it take for heart catheterization?

As a patient, you’re most likely in the dark when it comes to medical procedures. Brookhaven Heart aims to help bring the light. We’d like you to fully understand what your operation entails and how it will help your heart. When it comes to heart catheterization, most people want to know how long the procedure takes. The typical catheterization takes just 30 minutes to complete in total. The operation may be extended if you undergo an intervention, however. In addition, the preparation and recovery portions of catheterization often take several hours. You’ll most likely spend an entire day at the hospital for the whole procedure. If you have any questions about this process, you’re welcome to speak with a physician at Brookhaven Heart. Your consultation visit is the perfect time to ask any questions on your mind.