Pakistani population is at high risk for coronary artery disease. Donate, and help a patient access timely cardiac intervention.
An angioplasty of a procedure for patients with coronary artery disease, particularly following a heart attack. In this, the arteries in your heart are blocked by fatty plaques. To restore blood flow through the artery, the procedure involves the doctor threading a thin tube through a blood vessel. The tube has a balloon catheter on the end and once in place, the balloon is inflated to push the plaque outward. This widens the artery and restores blood flow. An angioplasty is often combined with the placement of a stent which helps open up the artery, decreasing its chance of narrowing again.
Indo-Pakistani populations have one of the highest risks of coronary artery disease.
of all deaths in Pakistan is due to cardiovascular disease
Procedures carried out in 2021 to 2022
BENEFITS OF PROCEDURE
Improved Quality of Life
Decreases chest pain and reduces risk of heart attack
Diminishes economic burden progressive coronary artery disease