Peripheral Angioplasty is a minimally invasive medical procedure. In this procedure, a surgeon uses a small balloon to widen narrow or blocked arteries in your extremities i.e. your legs, hips, feet, etc. It is a part of cardiac catheterization- the procedure to diagnose and treat heart diseases. A stent may also be placed depending on the extent of blockage, to prevent the arteries from closing.
Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty – Which is better?
Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty has always been a dilemma in the mind of the patients who suffer cardiac blockages. To resolve the heart bypass surgery vs angioplasty dilemma and choose the ...View More
Answers to FAQs about Coronary Angioplasty
Angioplasty is a Greek term that means vessel shaping. The procedure involves widening of clogged arteries (especially coronary arteries- the arteries surrounding the artery like a crown). A tin...View More
Aortic Aneurysm Symptoms & Management
1. What is an Aortic Aneurysm? An aortic Aneurysm refers to an abnormal bulge in the artery – in most cases, the aorta, which is one of the major arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to ...View More
Atherosclerosis: What You Need To Know About The Disease
In this post, we will start the unspoken conversation about ‘atherosclerosis’. Don’t feel puzzled by the lengthy and scientific name. We are here to shower wisdom on the subject of this complex ...View More
Are Diabetes and Heart Disease Related?
While relating diabetes and heart disease, a renowned Cardiologist in Gurgaon says People with diabetes often develop heart diseases termed as ‘diabetic heart disease’ (DHD). As compared to non ...View More
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