What is atherectomy?

Atherectomy is removal of an atheroma.
rotational coronary a. Atherectomy of a hardened plaque within a coronary artery by grinding the plaque with a small diamond-studded burr.

Atherectomy is a minimally invasive technique for removing atherosclerosis from blood vessels within the body. It is an alternative to angioplasty for the treatment of peripheral artery disease, but the studies that exist are not adequate to…

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