Category: Angioplasty

Angioplasty: What It Is & What to Expect

Also known as balloon angioplasty or percutaneous coronary intervention, angioplasty is a procedure that is applied especially after a heart attack to open the blockages caused by obstruction or stenosis in the coronary vessels. Although angioplasty was known as a cumbersome and long surgery in the past, it has become a very common and easy procedure with

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Will I Be Awake During Angiography

Will I Be Awake During Angiography? ; Cardiovascular diseases are one of the most serious diseases in our country and in the world. Problems such as hardening of the veins over time, vascular occlusions, and narrowing of the arteries can result in death. In cardiovascular diseases, many treatment methods can be applied from the moment complaints begin to

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Is Angioplasty a Serious Surgery

In cases of serious occlusions in the heart vessels and problems related to vascular stenosis, usually, the method called by-pass is applied. However, Angioplasty, which is a more risk-free and more practical method, has become widespread in order to prevent the increasing problem of vascular occlusion. Thanks to this method, the existing occlusion can be

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Angioplasty

What is Angioplasty? Angioplasty is the technique of mechanically expanding arteries that are usually narrowed or blocked as a result of atherosclerosis. It is a method of opening vessels by dilating blocked or narrowed vessels with balloon catheters (angioplasty) and placing a special prosthesis, i.e. a stent, in the vein without the need for surgery. If

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