Rotational Atherectomy is occasionally used to open a blocked coronary artery in patients with heavily calcified plaque. Once the catheter has been guided to the narrow section of the artery, a high-speed instrument is used to cut through the plaque.
The following Crozer-Keystone hospital performs rotational atherectomies:
One Medical Center Boulevard
Upland, PA 19013
Call 1-866-95-PULSE (1-866-957-8573) to find a Crozer-Keystone interventional cardiologist.