masculine noun
1. (medicine) 
El cirujano me realizó un cateterismo cardíaco para evaluar el estado del corazón.The surgeon carried out a cardiac catheterization to evaluate the condition of my heart.
b. catheterisation (United Kingdom) 
Al enfermo se le practicó un cateterismo cerebral de muy alto riesgo.The patient underwent very high-risk cerebral catheterisation.
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