Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Teaching 1499

The patient was instructed in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), intracoronaru stenting that a band-aid over the wound site may be changed and may not be needed after a day or two. The patient was taught that if bleeding does occur at the groin site compression should be applied immediately.