Drug-coated balloons are the newest way to treat peripheral artery disease. Research shows they’re more effective than regular balloon angioplasty. But how do they compare to stents and other treatment options?
A procedure called atherectomy is occasionally used to open up blocked arteries in the legs or even the coronary arteries in the heart. Atherectomy uses a catheter with various designs that can either remove or shave off plaque in your blood vessels and helps restore blood flow. Atherectomy is especially helpful for treating blockages in … Read More