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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the balloon angioplasty?

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In brief: You should

Angioplasty can be uncomfortable during some parts of the procedure, particularly during balloon inflation.
Almost everyone does just fine with a few medications that will increase comfort but general anesthesia is not required.

In brief: You should

Angioplasty can be uncomfortable during some parts of the procedure, particularly during balloon inflation.
Almost everyone does just fine with a few medications that will increase comfort but general anesthesia is not required.
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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Sedation and local anesthesia are used.

In brief: Yes

Sedation and local anesthesia are used.
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Dr. Christopher White
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