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Medicines used during Angioplasty

Antiplatelets : Medicines like Aspirin, Clopidogrel (or Prasugrel or Ticagrelor) need to be started before angioplasty. Aspirin is to be continued for the entire lifespan while Clopidogrel needs to be continued compulsorily for at least 3 to 12 months unless...

What is a Stent ?

A stent is a tube like scaffold made up of a metal wire net, quite similar to spring used over the refill of a ball-pen. After widening the artery with a balloon, placing a stent inside the artery not only supports the artery but also reduces the possibility of...

Angioplasty Procedure

All preparations are done just similar to angioplasty. After putting a puncture the wrist (radial / ulnar artery) or at the upper part of the thigh (femoral artery), a sheath is inserted under local anesthesia. During the procedure a patient keeps on breathing...

What is PTCA ?

Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) is a procedure of opening/ removing a block in the coronary artery with the help of a balloon introduced from either radial or femoral artery, without making a patient unconscious or doing any surgery.