Peripheral Angioplasty in Jaipur

If the cholesterol level is high in a person, a fatty substance may attach to the walls of arteries. The blood vessels that supply blood to the legs and arms found blocked or narrowed through this process. Best Cardiologist in Jaipur Dr Jitendra Singh Makkar follows the procedure to open the narrowed and blocked blood vessels to smooth supply of blood to the legs or arms. Accumulated fat may build up inside the arteries and block the blood to flow. A small metal mesh tube also called a stent is used to open the artery. It keeps open the artery and helps to flow the blood smoothly. There are two ways to open the blocked and narrowed arteries, one is Angioplasty and second stent placement.


If you feel heaviness, achiness, and pain in your leg and over the time it gets worse and you feel discomfort while walking, blocked peripheral artery can be the reason for this.
You are not able to do daily routine work and not getting benefits after medical treatment.
You are not able to do daily routine work and not getting benefits after medical treatment.
You are having wounds, skin ulcers and not getting benefits after medical treatment.
You have gangrene in your leg.
An infection in your leg.
Having pain while you are not doing any physical activity.
After finding the blockage in blood vessels of arteries, the Heart Doctor suggests for the peripheral angioplasty.


This procedure is always executed in the cardiovascular catheterization laboratory with the help of local anesthesia. To make the procedure as comfortable as possible for the patient an intravenous line (IV) is injected into the hand or arm to provide medication at the time of angioplasty. In the process, a thin flexible tube called a catheter will be inserted into a blood vessel through an incision in the groin. This is guided to the affected artery using an X-ray video.
Once the catheter is placed, a thin wire starts guiding the length of the affected artery then at the affected area of the artery delivered a small balloon. After delivering the balloon at the affected section of the artery, it is the inflated to widen the artery. Inflated balloon starts squashing the accumulated fatty and widens the artery. Through this procedure, blood starts flowing freely after removing the deflated balloon.This procedure is a minimally invasive procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Need proper rest after that. You need to start your daily activity after healing the incision. Start from the walking short step first. For walking, the surface should be flat and instead of walking at one time, should walk a little bit 3 to 4 times a day. After that, you can start going up and down stairs but not frequently. Cardiologist suggests not to do hard work, play sports and drive at least for two days. You need to increase your activity slowly while the incision heals. You need to follow the instructions given by the cardiologist in Jaipur Dr. Jitendra Singh Makkar.

Depending on the condition of the person surgery takes approx 2 to 5 hours.

Though the risks and complications are very less but in rare case risks associated are an infection, kidney damage, blood clot, bleeding near the incision area, allergy from dye, which is used during the angioplasty, re-narrowing or rupturing the artery or patient can feel the problem in breathing. Although the risks associated are small but can be serious. In some cases, Dr. Makkar who is the best cardiologist in Jaipur can prescribe the medicine to prevent from blood clotting. To avoid these risks always contact an experienced and well-qualified doctor. You can contact Dr. Jitendra Singh Makkar for Peripheral angioplasty in Jaipur.

You may be suffered from bodily pain from wound/cut in your groin. After the procedure, the leg may be swollen for a week or for a few days. To recover fully it may take approx 6 to 8 weeks. Rest will help to flow the blood smoothly.