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Amitabh Bachchan underwent angioplasty, know what is this surgery and when is it necessary to do it?

Actor Amitabh Bachchan underwent angioplasty today after his health deteriorated. Amitabh Bachchan's leg has undergone angioplasty. Know what is angioplasty and when it needs to be done?

The news of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's health is coming out and he has been admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. Where he has undergone angioplasty surgery. It is being said that Amitabh Bachchan had a leg problem due to which he had to undergo leg angioplasty.

What is angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a surgical procedure in which blood vessels that supply blood to the heart muscle are opened that are already blocked. Although it can be done not only in the heart but also in other places Amitabh Bachchan is undergoing surgery.

As with the heart, angioplasty is performed when there is a blockage in other parts of the body or when blood flow is inadequate. Angioplasty surgery is done to widen the blood vessels so that blood can flow properly and reduce the clotting process.

Angioplasty uses a medical balloon to widen blocked arteries. The balloon puts pressure on the inner wall of the arteries, causing them to widen and open. It improves blood flow. Angioplasty prevents the artery from narrowing again. In this, a Mater's stent is inserted to prevent the arteries from narrowing again. Apart from the heart, angioplasty of these organs is also done.

Apart from the heart, which organs are also subjected to angioplasty?

  • Main artery of the heart
  • Artery of hips or pelvis
  • femoral artery
  • Posterior knee artery
  • Lower leg artery

Artery block in the leg of the child

Amitabh Bachchan's leg surgery is being done. When the blood vessels in the legs and feet become blocked. Due to the narrowing of the arteries, the blood supply to the legs does not take place properly. This can damage nerves and other tissues. Then this surgery is done.

When is angioplasty required?

According to doctors, blood does not flow properly when blood clots start forming in the arteries. Blood clot formation in the body causes blockage in the blood arteries. If the problem occurs in the arteries of the heart, chest pain occurs. Difficulty breathing. Start feeling nervousness and sweating. If such a situation occurs, the patient should be taken for immediate treatment. Carelessness can prove life-threatening.

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