In a myocardial biopsy, a sample of heart muscle tissue is taken. For this purpose, a cardiac catheterization examination is performed. It can be done when certain symptoms indicate problems with the heart muscle or its valves. Cardiac catheterization is performed along with a myocardial biopsy to determine if heart disease is the cause of the symptoms...
Interventional cardiology includes all procedures performed by a cardiologist using cardiac catheterization or using x-ray equipment.