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Angioplasty

  • By: Angela Garner & Naveen Kukreja
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The word angioplasty comes from the Greek roots angio, which means vessel, and plasticos, which means molding. It is sometimes referred to as Dottering, after Dr. C.T. Dottering, who with Dr. M.P. Judkins was the first to ...

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