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Angioplasty and stent placement - heart

Alternate Names : Drug-eluting stents, PCI, Percutaneous coronary intervention, Balloon angioplasty, Coronary angioplasty, Coronary artery angioplasty, Cardiac angioplasty, PTCA, Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, Heart artery dilatation

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Coronary artery balloon angioplasty - series

Normal anatomy
Normal anatomy

Indication
Indication

Procedure, part 1
Procedure, part 1

Procedure, part 2
Procedure, part 2

Procedure, part 3
Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 4
Procedure, part 4

Procedure, part 5
Procedure, part 5

Aftercare, part 1
Aftercare, part 1

Aftercare, part 2
Aftercare, part 2

     

Coronary artery balloon angioplasty - series
Aftercare, part 2

Coronary artery balloon angioplasty - series : Aftercare, part 2

Immediately after the procedure, a ten-pound sandbag may be placed over the femoral artery puncture site in the leg and remain there for 6 hours. This is done to help the artery heal.





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Cardiac catheterization
Cardiac catheterization

Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis

Stable angina
Stable angina

Cholesterol producers
Cholesterol producers

Coronary artery balloon angioplasty - series
Coronary artery balloon angioplasty - series


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Review Date : 5/2/2009
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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