Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

What is Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty?

An operation for enlarging a narrowed vascular lumen, by inflating and withdrawing a balloon on the tip of an angiographic catheter through the stenotic region; may include positioning of an intravascular endoluminal stent.

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My husband has had quad by-pass surgery and has had stent put into 1 of his kidneys, which now not functioning at all! They haven't removed the...

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Treatment options for the control of hypertension in patients of RENAL ARTERY STENOSIS(RAS) with atherosclerotic bilateral renal artery includes...

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I have stents in both legs, pain in right leg for a month now . Started in knee, then calf. And behind my knee. I have noticed some veins around my...

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Follow up visit recommended

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I appreciate your concern,

Based on your description, the patency of...

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My dad had a stroke, actually a TIA 3 months ago and his right vertebral artery is 100% blocked and left one is blocked a bit as well. He is 55...

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Thanks for the query.

I understand what your dear dad is going through physically and psychologically.It is noted that most of the patients...

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