Coronary Angioplasty or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

It is a minimally invasive procedure performed in a specialized Xray suite or theatre called the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.

  • It is also known as coronary angioplasty, and is a procedure that is performed to open up blocked or narrowed coronary arteries that supply the heart muscle.

  • The narrowed or blocked coronary arteries are also known as coronary artery disease.