Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

(801) 357-7850Map1034 North 500 WestProvo, UT 84604

Angioplasty (PTCA, PCI)

Cardiac Cath Lab

(801) 357-7031

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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