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Carotid Angioplasty

Side Effects of Carotid Angioplasty

While a minimally invasive procedure is considered safer than an open procedure, there are still possible side effects of carotid angioplasty. It is important to understand these risks before undergoing the procedure. Speak to a doctor at Florida Hospital to learn more about the possible side effects. Schedule an appointment online today.
These are some of the possible side effects of carotid angioplasty:
  • Bleeding and infection from the groin incision
  • High blood pressure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Seizures
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Stent ingrowth

Locations for Carotid Angioplasty