Restoring The Arterial Blood Supply

Constantino Pena, Interventional Radiologist at Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, explains they have a number of different techniques they can use to restore the blood supply to an artery. "A lot of times, we may be able to create some kind of conduct, but what we do most commonly is to attempt to use some type of balloon to take an artery that may be occluded or completely closed down and open it up to try to get more blood supply," he points out.

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