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What is an acronym for ptca?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: PTCA

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, basically an intervention through the arteries of the groin or wrist, to open up a blockage that occurs in the blood vessels of the heart.

In brief: PTCA

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, basically an intervention through the arteries of the groin or wrist, to open up a blockage that occurs in the blood vessels of the heart.
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Angioplasty

Percutaneous tranluminal coronary angioplasty.
Through the skin they place a catheter with a balloon and pass it up yo a narrowed portion of a coronary artery. The balloon is inflated , and it stretches out the narrowed area in the artery.

In brief: Angioplasty

Percutaneous tranluminal coronary angioplasty.
Through the skin they place a catheter with a balloon and pass it up yo a narrowed portion of a coronary artery. The balloon is inflated , and it stretches out the narrowed area in the artery.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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