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AngioplastySurgical technique for restoring normal blood flow through an artery narrowed or blocked by atherosclerosis. It is done by either by inserting a balloon into the narrowed section and inflating it, or by using a laser beam.
For similar information see ProceduresAngioplasty is a type of surgery.
Doctors use it when you have a blocked artery.
They try to open the artery so blood can flow through it.
They can do this by inflating a small balloon inside the artery.
They can also use lasers.