Angioplasty is a procedure in which a small, expandable tube called a catheter is inserted through an artery and guided to the place where the artery is narrowed.
A Small balloon at the end of Peripheral artery disease (PAD), also called as peripheral arterial disease. PAD is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the legs (Lower part) and these causes leg pain during walking.
Peripheral angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure, performed in catheterization lab, under local anesthesia. An Intravenous line into the hand or arm will provide medication to make the treatment procedure as comfortable as possible.