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Angioplasty of the Legs (Balloon Procedure)

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Vascular Surgery

Angioplasty of the leg is done to open narrowed arteries in your leg. This pamphlet explains why you need this procedure, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery, and what recovery will be like after surgery. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-1791
Angioplastie des artères de jambe (intervention par ballonnet)

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