Archive for the ‘Interventional Cardiology’ Category

Coronary Angioplasty & Stents

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Coronary angioplasty is a medical procedure used to open arteries that have narrowed to the point that they impede blood flow to the heart. Angioplasty refers to a balloon dilation of a coronary blockage. A stent is a small metal device inserted in the heart to keep the vessel open. For more information, please click here.

Cardiac Catheterization

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Cardiac Catheterization can diagnose as well as treat heart and blood vessel conditions. Angiography, which is used for diagnosis, is the most common type of heart catheter procedure.

For more information on your heart and cardiac catheterrization, please visit our Heart Center.