Balloon Angioplasty Of The Heart

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Definition

Balloon angioplasty of the heart is an alternative procedure to bypass surgery in order to treat atherosclerosis. In this process the tip of a rubber balloon is threaded into the affected arteries and then inflated to crush atherosclerotic plaques that cause blockage. This procedure has been proven effective to treat coronary heart disease, but blockage may recur.

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