familial cardiomyopathy

heart disease

a genetic (hereditary) form of heart disease. It occurs when heart muscle becomes stretched out in at least one chamber of the heart. This causes the open area of the chamber to get bigger. As a result, the heart is unable to pump blood as well as it should

foley (catheter)

catheter into your bladder to drain urine, urinary catheter

a hollow, partially flexible tube that drains urine from your bladder

fractional flow reserve (FFR)

during an angiogram, a thin pressure wire is used to measure the impact of plaque build-up in your artery

a technique used to measure pressure differences across a coronary artery stenosis