Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) - often abbreviated to angioplasty - is a procedure to re-open a narrowed heart artery by inflating a tiny balloon in the narrowed segments. A successful angioplasty brings relief from angina and can make a heart attack less likely.

For more information on Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting visit our treatment page.

Nuffield Health performs angioplasty in clean, modern facilities across the UK.

For free advice on fully qualified consultants who specialise in angioplasty, available locations and the next steps you'll need to take, call 0845 602 9262 to speak to a hospital near you.

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Promise is valid for patients paying for themselves. Excludes assisted conception and IVF treatments. Your initial consultation and any necessary tests are paid for separately.

* Not including private patient units at NHS hospitals. Local area defined as within 15 miles of the Nuffield Health hospital. We will match against written quotes only. 

** Where possible, we promise to assist you to receive any follow up advice, treatment or care that is clinically required from your Consultant for as long as you may require it. If a prosthesis is used as part of your treatment this is guaranteed for the manufacturer’s official lifetime of that prosthesis. “Clinically required” indicates where further intervention and/or monitoring of a patient’s condition is deemed necessary as a direct result of surgical intervention.