Percutaneous coronary intervention pci also known as coronary angioplasty is a nonsurgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart overview pci requires cardiac catheterization which is the insertion of a catheter tube and injection of contrast dye usually iodine based into your coronary arteries. Due to evolution of drug eluting stent des and superior pharmacotherapy contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention pci is associated with increased patency and relatively low risk of complications. Percutaneous coronary intervention pci is associated with rare but serious complications most of the complications are generic to all diagnostic coronary angiography procedures and some are specific to coronary intervention. Percutaneous coronary intervention pci is a non surgical procedure used to treat narrowing however major procedural complications are uncommon coronary angioplasty is usually performed using invasive catheter based procedures by an interventional cardiologist a medical doctor with special training in the treatment of the heart
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