BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Formed in 1998 under four religious sponsors, Catholic Health in Buffalo, NY is a non-profit healthcare system that provides care to Western New Yorkers across a network of hospitals, primary care centers, imaging centers, and several other community ministries.
John Summer is joined by Dr. Henry Meltser, interventional cardiologist at the Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital. They discuss CTO( Chronic Total Occlusion) angioplasty and the various treatment options. CTO is a blockage of your heart heart artery. The arteries get applied by helper channels that deliver blood flow backwards to these arteries.