Angioplasty also termed percutaneous coronary intervention, is a procedure used to open clogged heart arteries. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon catheter that is injected in a blocked blood vessel to help widen it and promote blood flow to your heart.
Angioplasty (Cardiac Stenting)
Average Price: 4000
Hotel Stay: 7
Hospital Stay: 3
Angioplasty may be a treatment choice for you if:
- You have tried medications but these have not improved your heart health.
- Chest pain (angina)
- You have a heart attack. Angioplasty can quickly open a blocked artery, decreasing damage to your heart.
Angioplasty (Cardiac Stenting)- Procedure
Your doctor will give you instructions to help you prepare
Usually, you’ll require to stop eating or drinking six to eight hours before an angiography.
Take recommended medications with only small sips of water on the morning of your procedure.
Gather all of your medicines to take to the hospital with you, including nitroglycerin, if you take it.