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Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs

Iliac artery is narrowed by plaque

Angioplasty is used to open narrowed arteries and increase oxygen-rich blood flow to muscle and tissue.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Specialist Medical Reviewer David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery
Current as of October 26, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: October 26, 2013
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