Whats rotational atherectomy for heart blockage?

Plaque removal. Rotational atherectomy is one of the few tools we have to actually remove part of a plaque within the artery and is usually utilized in conjunction with other means such as stenting of the artery.

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Could atherectomy work better on badly diseased leg arteries better then heart arteries?

No. There's really no comparison between atherectomy for heart arteries versus arteries in the extremities. Although both are caused by plaque or hardening of the arteries the treatment and intervention are vastly different. Read more...