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Sequence illustrating the steps of balloon angioplasty in an artery suffering from Atherosclerosis. This procedure guides a deflated balloon into the narrowed artery. The balloon is inflated and as a result crushes the plaque into the walls of the artery. The balloon is deflated and removed leaving the passageway open for easy blood flow. Image 2 of 4. The pathology this procedure is used for is shown in images BP4210 and BP4211.
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