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Unclogging Blocked Arteries Via the Wrist

Angioplasty, a nonsurgical treatment used to open narrowed coronary arteries to improve blood flow to the heart, traditionally has been done through femoral (leg) artery access in the patient’s groin area. During the past several years, interventional cardiologists at Cleveland Clinic also have begun offering another option: Using the radial (arm) artery in the wrist … Read More