血管成形術
當輸往心臟的動脈血被堵塞,你的醫師會建議進行血管成形術(angioplasty)以清除這些堵塞。以下描述進行血管成形術以及進行3種現有的手術方法(氣球血管成形術、粥狀瘤切除術、放置支架)時的情形。

動脈狹窄
氣球血管成形術
術前術後
動脈粥狀硬化切除術
支架


動脈粥狀硬化切除術
動脈粥狀硬化切除術是一種將沉積的脂肪和斑塊從動脈壁刮除的手術。使用導管插入一種稱為旋磨子的鑽石尖端鑽子,也可能使用小刀片或者切割器。
 




MEDICAL REVIEW: Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD on October 29, 2008

SOURCE DOCUMENTATION: American Heart Association.

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