Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
PCTA or Balloon Angioplasty
Information from

Coronary Angioplasty and Stents
Information from the Mayo Clinic.

Stent Procedure Illustration
Information from the American heart Association.

Angioplasty and Stent Placement - Heart     Español
Information from MedlinePlus at the National Library of Medicine.

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Last updated: December 2, 2011