Coronary angioplasty is done for coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD is caused due to blockage or interruption of the heart's blood supply by a build-up of fatty substances called plaque in the coronary arteries. Depending on the severity of blockage of the artery, the symptoms may vary from angina pain (chest pain) to heart attack (myocardial infarction). Coronary angioplasty is a safe procedure though complications can occur. Discuss with your doctor the symptoms or problems for which you must seek medical advice.
Consult a doctor if you have any of the following symptoms suggestive of some significant problem:
Consult a doctor immediately if:
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