If you’ve survived a heart attack, you may be dealing with mixed emotions, including relief, fear, and confusion. Fortunately, you are going to survive the ordeal and will have a second chance to consider how to prevent another heart attack from occurring. What really matters is not so much the fact that you have had […]
Proudly Offering Angioplasty in Fort Myers
Lifestyle factors like smoking, poor diet, and aging can take their toll on your heart. You may find yourself at an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. If this is your case, our doctor in Fort Myers may recommend that you go through a procedure called angioplasty. What is Angioplasty? Angioplasty is a minimally-invasive […]
Improve Blood Flow with Angioplasty
Angioplasty is a surgical procedure done to open a blood vessel, usually an artery, that has a blockage. In many cases, our surgeon will install a small tube called a stent to keep the vessel open after performing the procedure. Angioplasty can relieve symptoms of heart disease like chest pain or shortness of breath, and […]
When Might Angioplasty Be Considered?
When people hear the term angioplasty, although they might not thoroughly understand what it is, they realize that it’s something connected to a problem with the heart. Angioplasty is safe, minimally-invasive and can save the life of a person who has clogged arteries. The question is, under what circumstances is this life-saving procedure needed? How […]
Alleviate Chest Pain with Angioplasty
Living with chest pain is frightening. You never know exactly what is going on with your heart and you can’t help but wonder if you are at risk of having a heart attack. If you experience bouts of chest pain, it is vital that you seek medical attention. You need to get to the root […]
Unblock Clogged Arteries with Angioplasty
An angioplasty is a surgical procedure done to unblock or widen a blood vessel. It is commonly done on the coronary arteries that carry blood to the heart. During a typical angioplasty procedure, the doctor will insert a thin tube called a catheter into an artery in the patient’s groin or leg. Using an X-ray […]
What is Angioplasty?
Angioplasty is a medical procedure used to help treat coronary artery disease. With this condition, the arteries to the heart are blocked with a thick buildup of plaque. This leads to chest pain and increases the risk of a heart attack. Angioplasty widens the artery by removing plaque, thus restoring blood flow to the heart. […]