angioplasty definition

  • noun:
    • The medical repair of a blood vessel, either by placing a balloon-tipped catheter to unblock it, or by reconstructing or changing an element of the vessel.
    • The technical widening of a narrowed or completely obstructed blood-vessel usually caused by atheroma.
    • a surgical procedure to fix a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery

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