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how could an angioplasty s function be tested?

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Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: A stress test is indicated if recurrent symptoms . Repeat cathetrisation if stress test is abnormal.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Several ways: Immediately, we perform an angiogram to assess how good the angioplasty was. Later, pressures can be measured in the leg that angioplasty was performed in to see if it has risen.
Answered on Jul 4, 2015
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