Peripheral angioplasty is often a minimally invasive process. These procedures usually are executed in the coronary heart catheterization laboratory work, under local anesthesia. An IV (intravenous line) to the arm or even side can provide medicine to create the method seeing that secure as it can be. The catheter can be injected right blood vessels vessel inside upper leg. Employing high-resolution fluoroscopic (X-ray) video clip in addition to movie equipment, the particular catheter can be advised by way of the particular peripheral artery that is certainly currently being treated.
Once catheter is in place the balloon is inflated and the peripheral artery can be stretched open. The actual fatty plaque or blockage is pressed from the peripheral artery wall enlarging the particular length in the peripheral artery. After the blocked area of the peripheral artery is widened the balloon is deflated and removed. Blood flow through the peripheral artery is increased, supplying blood to the heart.
We are board certified best cardiologists in Houston providing Peripheral Angiography and Stenting in Houston to identify narrowing of vessel or blocked areas in the arteries supplying your pelvis, legs, knees, ankles which is caused by reduced blood flow down the leg and to the feet.