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We found 4 results for Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty PTCA and Stent Placement
  1. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Covers procedure, which is also called percutaneouscoronary intervention, to widen narrow coronary arteries for stable angina and heart attack. Links to a slideshow of angioplasty. Describes use of stentand balloon to open artery. Explains why it's done and when it's not done. Includes how well it works, risks, and recovery time.
  2. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  3. Drug-Eluting Stents
  4. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have Angioplasty for Stable Angina? Guides you through the decision to have angioplasty when you have stable angina. Lists benefits and risks of angioplastyand medical therapy. Explains why lifestyle changes are still important. Includes interactive tool to help you with your decision.

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