Treating a Heart Attack With PCI Animation

Posted on 8/30/2010 | Comments ()
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Percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI, is a procedure used to open a blocked artery and restore blood flow. A catheter is threaded through to the blockage and a stent is left in place to keep the artery from narrowing again. PCI can improve survival rates within 90 minutes of a heart attack, but it can also be an elective surgery. Learn more.


Sponsored by Medtronic  for more information click here. Animation produced by Visible Productions Inc.