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-- Welcome to on the -- is where we go inside the operating room to show you exactly what happens during the surgery.
In the arteries in your heart.
Are narrowed or blocked chances are you'll need a minimally invasive procedure called angioplasty.
With stent placement.
Let's take a look at this pursuit.
Our partisan fascinating machine it's a muscle and it's constantly pumping blood throughout your body.
And when plaque builds in the coronary arteries it -- restrict blood panel and if you leave it on predate the consequences can be deadly.
Fortunately an angioplasty can fix -- that during this procedure -- surgeon -- a thin catheter tube usually in the groin area to reached ephemeral water.
It is and guided of the order and into the blocked -- contrast dye is injected to think he ought to -- visible via experience.
This helps this -- and to spot block.
The next step is to advance the small balloon at the end of the catheter to the obstruct that area this balloon.
Will be inflated the number of times to widen the -- -- Davis -- require which happens in most cases.
That collapsed then displays around the balloon at the tip of the cap.
The balloon is then inflated expanding this -- and -- into place it's made of wire -- and will terminally hole opened already for better blood flow.
Some -- even released drugs.
That keep the vessels from closing again.
And you -- and spending are just two options for a party patients according to the National Institutes of Health more than one million people suffered heart attack each year and half of those cases are fatal.
So the most important thing you could do is know the size of a heart attack which includes chest discomfort.
Upper body discomfort involved on the one on your back -- that you do -- your stomach shortness of breath.
Nausea vomiting being light headed or -- for us.
But remember is important to act fast and get help immediately at the first sign of symptoms they can say -- luck I'm Dr.
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