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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery.

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  • Mr. SPRADLIN: There's one that we put in the category we call angioplasty, right?
  • Whether the preference for angioplasty is good for the patients of Elyria is open to medical debate.
  • That shift is evident not only in angioplasty procedures but also in other measures of how doctors practice medicine, such as which type of stent they chose.
  • Advances in angioplasty -- improvements in catheter design, the advent of stents, metal meshes to prop open arteries, and better monitoring -- have made it safer. for more
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