Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

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What is PTCA?

PTCA, commonly known as angioplasty, is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat narrowed or blocked coronary arteries. During PTCA, a catheter with a balloon at its tip is guided to the affected area, and the balloon is inflated to widen the artery, improving blood flow to the heart.

PTCA in Renal Impairment

Individuals with renal impairment often present unique challenges in cardiovascular interventions. Dr. Pothiwala's expertise in PTCA includes a focus on addressing these challenges and optimizing outcomes for patients with compromised renal function. Learn more about the tailored approach to PTCA in Renal Impairment on this page.

PTCA in Left Main Disease

Left Main Disease poses a significant risk to heart health, and PTCA has emerged as a viable intervention for eligible patients. Dr. Rasesh A. Pothiwala has been at the forefront of applying PTCA techniques in Left Main Disease, providing patients with effective and minimally invasive treatment options. Discover more about PTCA in Left Main Disease and its impact on patient care.

Dr. Rasesh A. Pothiwala is a distinguished interventional cardiologist with extensive experience in performing PTCA procedures. His commitment to advancing cardiovascular care has led him to specialize in the application of PTCA in challenging cases, particularly in Renal Impairment and Left Main Disease.

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