meaning of Brachytherapy, coronary artery

Brachytherapy, coronary artery meaning in Medical Dictionary

Local radiation treatment within an artery into heart. Coronary artery brachytherapy has been utilized to cut back the recurrence of obstruction (obstruction) of a coronary artery after successful remedy for a blockage of a stent. A stent is a tubular construction which implanted inside of a coronary artery to help keep it available, thus preventing a heart attack.