Krishnaswamy http://wrvo.org en Angioplasty: How balloons can save your life http://wrvo.org/post/angioplasty-how-balloons-can-save-your-life <p>If bent the right way, a balloon can be used to make an animal. If pumped with hot air, a balloon can be used to fly. Balloons have many different functions, mostly in the realm of fun. But, balloons have also been used to save lives through a procedure known as <a href="https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/angioplasty/">angioplasty</a>.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://my.clevelandclinic.org/staff_directory/staff_display.aspx?doctorid=16286">Dr. Amar Krishnaswamy</a> discusses angioplasties. Dr. Krishnaswamy is an interventional cardiologist in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology.</p><p>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Krishnaswamy.</p><p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 53708 at http://wrvo.org Angioplasty: How balloons can save your life