PERIPHERAL STENTING

What is a Peripheral Stent?

Peripheral stents are small tubular metal scaffolds that can be inserted in the peripheral vessels to treat narrowing or blockage within arteries or veins, resulting in improved blood flow. Stents are often composed of a nitinol base and may be plain, drug-coated, or covered with a prosthetic material. In most cases, a balloon (angioplasty) is used first to flatten the blockage against the walls of the vessel so the stent can open up better. You will be given a medicine to help you relax during the procedure. Although you will be awake, you will be very sleepy and relaxed.

What Conditions Might Need a Peripheral Stent?

HeartPlace Physicians Who Perform Carotid and Renal Stents:

HeartPlace Plano West has the best cardiologist in Plano, TX. We also offer electrophysiogy services for Plano, TX.

HEARTPLACE PLANO WEST

6124 West Parker Road
Medical Building 3, Suite 536
Plano, Texas 75093

Phone: 972-378-9560

Fax: 844-290-4363

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

HEARTPLACE ALLEN

1105 Central Expressway North
Medical Building 2, 3rd Floor, Suite 2330

Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 972-649-6511

Fax: 844-290-4360

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

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