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This 3D medical animation shows stent balloon angioplasty procedure following a coronary plaque occlusion. The animation begins with an anterior view of a male chest and zooms into closeup cutaway view of an coronary artery almost blocked by plaque formation. A guide wire moves through the lumen of the blood vessel, followed by a balloon and stent mechanism. The balloon inflates, putting the metal stent in place, so that the lumen of the artery is open and the red blood cells can flow freely.