McKay-Dee Hospital

(801) 387-2800Map4401 Harrison Blvd.Ogden, UT 84403

Angioplasty (PTCA, PCI)

Heart & Vascular Institute

(801) 387-3000

Definition

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA, or balloon angioplasty) is performed in the cardiac cath lab. This procedure helps restore a healthy blood flow to the heart by reopening arteries narrowed by fatty plaque.
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