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Coronary angioplasty and stenting open narrowed arteries. Watch this video to find out more. Percutaneous coronary intervention, also known as coronary angioplasty, opens narrowed coronary arteries. When the catheter reaches the narrowed or blocked area of the artery in the heart, doctors inflate the balloon to reopen the artery and improve blood flow. This nonsurgical procedure widens a narrowed aorta. During the procedure, a balloon is inflated inside the narrowed aorta to expand the blood vessel. Laser angioplasty is a procedure to open coronary arteries narrowed by plaque. Know more about laser angioplasty, the procedure, side effects, cost, recovery, other useful facts and links on Procedure-Wiki Laser Angioplasty Animation. Angioplasty and stenting is a procedure in which a small balloon will be placed on the end of a Watch this brief animation about angioplasty and stenting.
Sequence illustrating the steps of angioplasty with stenting in an artery suffering from Atherosclerosis. A deflated balloon guides the stent into the narrowed. A stent is often placed during or immediately after angioplasty. This animation shows the use of balloon angioplasty to open a narrowed coronary artery lumen . Coronary angioplasty and stenting is done to open up blood vessels in the heart. You may This animation shows how the heart and circulatory system work. VIDEO Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) of the high-grade stenosis in the proximal right coronary artery. From: Current Medical.