A catheter for coronary angioplasty, or so-called ballooning, is inserted into the vessel: behind the ear, behind the wrist, under the knee or under the chin? This question was answered by Mrs. Natalia Mrozik from Przysiersk (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship).
A pharmacist from Przysiersk played in the Tuesday episode of “Millioners”. Mrs. Natalia plans to spend the winnings on her great passion – traveling. In order to exit the program with the main prize, the participant would have to answer 12 questions correctly.
On its way to the million, it encountered, among others question from medicine.
A catheter for coronary angioplasty, i.e. the so-called ballooning, is inserted into the vessel:
AND: behind the ear
B: behind the wrist
C: under the knee
D: up to the chin
The so-called ballooning catheter is used to open the coronary artery. Thanks to this procedure, there is no need to open the chest. The doctor places the catheter near the groin or wrist.
So the correct answer to the above question is “B”.