meaning of Angioplasty

Angioplasty meaning in Medical Dictionary

Procedure with a balloon-tipped catheter to enlarge a narrowing in a coronary artery. Also known as Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA).

Angioplasty meaning in Etymology Dictionary

by 1976, from angio- + -plasty.

Angioplasty meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

the entire process of operatively correcting or restoring damaged blood vessels.

Angioplasty meaning in General Dictionary

a surgical procedure to correct a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery