Angioplasty is a technique that widens a restricted or obstructed blood vessel using a balloon catheter. By using water pressure, higher than the normal blood pressure, the balloon crushes fatty deposits and opens the blood vessel for improved blood flow.
How it works?
Angioplasty is frequently performed by placing a extremely small mesh wire tube called a stent. This stent is used to open and clean a blood vessel to remove the blockage to an artery.
This tube props the artery to relieve the pressure and maintain an open vessel. Most stents are covered with prescription to help keep your corridor open. Once in a while, exposed metal stents might be utilized.
An angioplasty is needed when a patients coronary arteries are narrowed.
Costs in India
What does an Angioplasty Cost in India? Interventional Cardiology Angioplasty average cost in India is approximately $3,300, according to a 2010 survey by the Medical Tourism Association. The cost is a significant savings over the $57,000 cost in the United States.