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Scott Bodell

Heart Attack and Stent 

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Visceral Fat in Men


For decades, balloon angioplasty and wire vascular stents have been used to treat coronary artery disease by first crushing atherosclerotic plaque in the artery wall and then deploying the stent to keep the artery lumen open. This animation demonstrates both angioplasty and stent deployment after providing orientation to the external heart and the coronary arteries. The orientation lead-in also animates a coronary infarct on the heart surface.

Keywords: Animation, Color, 3D, Models, Education, Patient Education, Product Demonstration, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, Medical Devices, Vascular Surgery