Angioplasty

Angioplasty – Facts & Myths About It!

  By Dr. Himanshu Yadav, Cardiology Many of you may have heard of Angioplasty in recent times. It is a medical procedure, which can open up narrowed/blocked arteries and restore the normal flow of blood. An estimated 60,000 Angioplasty procedures are performed every year in India. In most cases, patients feel relief…

Benefits and Risks of Coronary Bypass Surgery

By Dr. Vinay Sanghi, Cardiology Coronary bypass surgery is the surgical procedure in which the blood flow of a blocked artery or even a partially blocked artery in your heart is diverted. Since a new pathway to the heart is made, the heart muscles’ blood flow generally improves. This procedure works by…