Angioplasty using image guidance

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Learn what an angioplasty is and how it is done using image guidance.

Key points

  • An angioplasty is a procedure to expand narrowed blood vessels and improve blood flow.
  • Angioplasties are usually low-risk procedures.
  • You will be asked to sign a consent form before the procedure.
  • Be calm, honest and tell your child what to expect. Children feel less nervous and scared when they are given information about what will happen to them.
  • Your child will be given a general anaesthetic.
Last updated: November 16th 2020