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Angioplasty, also known as balloon angioplasty and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), is heart surgery that can help widen narrowed or blocked arteries or veins. It is done to help treat arterial atherosclerosis.[1]

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  1. K, Marmagkiolis; C, Iliescu; Mmr, Edupuganti; M, Saad; Kd, Boudoulas; A, Gupta; N, Lontos; M, Cilingiroglu (December 2019). "Primary Patency With Stenting Versus Balloon Angioplasty for Arteriovenous Graft Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". The Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 31 (12): E356–E361. PMID 31786526.