What is Angioplasty and Stenting?
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Angioplasty Procedure – Video
Three-minute discussion of cardiac catheterization with angioplasty and stent placement.
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Choosing a Guide Wire for Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Procedures
Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology
The important criterion for successful PTCA procedure is the safe delivery of the balloon or stent through delicate vasculature during the procedure. Physician preferences are generally based on torque response, feel, trackability and support. For complex cases, specialty guide wires can address more critical factors for device delivery. Dr. Christopher Pyne explains more about physcians’ reasons for guide wire preferences and selections.
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