Percutaneous intervention is a procedure done to place a sent to rectify blockage in the artery due to plaque formation. A small catheter with the stent is inserted from the arms, legs, or groin into the heart, and the stent is placed compressing the plaque and widening the blood vessel. This works with the help of a balloon at the tip of the catheter.
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