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Reasons for PTCA
Reasons for a Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
PTCA is performed to restore coronary artery blood flow when the narrowed artery is in a location that can be reached in this manner. Not all coronary artery disease can be treated with PTCA.
Your physician will decide the best treatment of your CAD based on your individual circumstances. There may be other reasons for your physician to recommend a PTA.