Definition of angioplasty
: surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially : balloon angioplasty
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Compared to men with no hair loss, men whose crowns were completely bald had a 36 percent greater risk of having a coronary event, such as a heart attack, angina, or heart surgery including angioplasty or bypass surgery.
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