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Tests & Treatments

  • Angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure used to open a coronary (heart) artery that is completely or mostly clogged with deposits of fat and cholesterol called plaque.
  • Cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in Rush's Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program offer ventricular assist devices for either temporary heart support or as long-term therapy for people who can't have heart transplants.