transluminal angiography

transluminal angiography

Balloon angioplasty A general term for any procedure in which a device is introduced into an artery in order to dilate it and ↑ its internal diameter; TA is used both to establish the diagnosis of vascular occlusion–narrowing and to treat the condition
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Percutaneous transluminal angiography (PTA) and stent placement can improve renal function in 30% of cases and stabilize renal function in 38%.