Carotid Artery Disease: Angioplasty

Dr. Athanassios Tsoukas, Vascular Surgeon with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, explains how the angioplasty is. He describes the catheter could be inserted through one of the growing arteries, such as a cardiac catheterization or a cardiac stent. In carotid stenting, the plaque has been displaced and the stent is inserted through the same wire and expanded, the specialist says.

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