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What is Atherectomy?


Imaging & Interventional Specialists are experienced and successful at using. Our board-certified vascular physicians offer in office diagnostic testing and will customize a treatment plan for vascular conditions that may include atherectomy.


About Atherectomy

Atherectomy is a specialized “pinhole” technique used by imaging and interventional vascular physicians where a specialized tiny instrument is introduced into an area of narrowing. The plaque is then removed using either a rotating shaver or laser, opening up your artery and decreasing your symptoms.

What Is Atherectomy

What are The Benefits Of Atherectomy?

Atherectomy is a “pinhole” procedure performed by imaging and interventional specialists whereby a tiny, minute generalized device is advanced into a region of narrowing. Using a shaving or laser technique plaque is removed, opening up your artery. Oftentimes atherectomy is used in combination with angioplasty and stenting for optimal treatment. The benefits to atherectomy include:

  • Non-Surgical “pinhole” procedure
  • Speedy recovery
  • Treatment of narrowed arteries and veins that may be associated with peripheral arterial disease

Imaging & Interventional Specialists “Pinhole” Procedures: Fast Recovery, Less Risk, Less Pain, Comfortable Setting

Our experienced board-certified specialists successfully perform “pinhole” procedures every day offering this region leading, state-of-the-art solutions for a variety of vascular based disease processes. Our non-surgical image guided procedures are cutting edge technology without the cutting, without the scalpel. Oftentimes you leave only with a Band-Aid!

  • Procedures may be done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff
  • Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, and less pain

Why Imaging & Interventional Specialists?

Imaging & Interventional Specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the non-surgical procedures that treat a wide variety of disease processes with underlying vascular courses.

Using state-of-the-art equipment, our experienced board-certified specialists are focused on your best outcome.

At Imaging & Interventional Specialists board certified physicians offer in-house testing to diagnose your condition and a wide array of non-surgical procedures including atherectomy.

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