Is angioplasty a painful procedure?

Medically Reviewed by Checkmark Medically Reviewed By: Dr. Sravanthi Sunkaraneni

Not exactly. Angioplasty is not a painful procedure and people are also not given a sedative in most cases. However, people may feel some pressure when the catheter is inserted. Also, they might experience mild discomfort during ballooning or widening of the blood vessels.

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