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Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)

During PCTA, a coronary artery blocked due to coronary artery disease is opened and blood flow restored to the muscles of the heart. In PTCA, a special catheter is used. Percutaneous means any medical procedure where access to internal organs is obtained by puncturing the skin through a needle. Transluminal refers to passage along a blood vessel's lumen.

The catheter is equipped with a tiny balloon on the tip. When the catheter reaches the site of the blockage, the balloon is inflated. This compresses the plaque against the artery walls. Depending on the level of blockage, the doctor may recommend another procedure called atherectomy. Here a rotating tip or tiny blades on the balloon break the plaque or cut it away. Atherectomy is used when the plaque is calcified or hardened.


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                        American Hospital Dubai

                        Dubai, United Arab Emirates


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Arabic

                        The American Hospital Dubai is an acute care, general medical/surgical hospital whose mission is to provide high quality American standard healthcare that meets the needs and exceeds the expectations ...

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                        Taipei, Taiwan


                        Accreditation: ISO 9001

                        Languages: English, Chinese

                        Cathay General Hospital is a medical center conveniently located in the center of Taipei, serving the community and people of northern Taiwan with quality healthcare over 30 years. Relying on our stro...

                        Bumrungrad International Hospital

                        Bangkok, Thailand


                        Accreditation: JCI, HA

                        Languages: Thai, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Napali, Vietnamese, Bangladesh, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, German

                        Bumrungrad International is a Joint Commission International accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Founded in 1980, it is one of the largest private hospitals...

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                        Shanghai, China


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Chinese

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                        Ygia Polyclinic Private Hospital

                        Limassol, Cyprus


                        Languages: English, Greek, Russian

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