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Coronary angioplasty is an interventional, or non-surgical, cardiology procedure used to open narrow or blocked heart arteries. Angioplasty relieves symptoms of coronary artery disease by improving blood flow to your heart. If it's determined your condition might benefit from a coronary angioplasty, your heart doctor will talk to you and explain how angioplasty can help.
At Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento, we offer the latest minimally invasive tools to help our cardiology patients recover faster with less pain and better results.
After a coronary angioplasty, you usually remain in the hospital for several hours or overnight. In the hospital: