Angioplasty - Your quick guide


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Angioplasty - Your quick guide

This free download describes an angioplasty, a treatment for coronary heart disease. It can help improve the blood supply to your heart muscle by widening any narrowed parts of a coronary artery. That’s how it helps relieve angina symptoms.

Answering your questions

  • What is coronary angioplasty?
  • What happens during a coronary angioplasty?
  • What happens afterwards?
  • Are there any risks?
  • How successful is it?
  • Going home

Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer. For over 50 years we’ve pioneered research that’s transformed the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions. Our work has been central to the discoveries of vital treatments that are changing the fight against heart disease.

16 pages | English | Published: 01/05/2014