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Proctor First Care - East Peoria

2535 E. Washington St.
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

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Proctor First Care - Morton

621 W. Jackson Avenue
Morton, Illinois 61550

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1120 E. War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, Illinois 61616

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

8914 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Washington)

209 N. Cummings Lane
Washington, Illinois 61571

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Renal Angioplasty and Stenting

This is a treatment for patients with vascular disease that affects blood flow through the kidneys. A catheter (thin, flexible tube) with a balloon in its tip is inserted in the artery in the leg. X-ray helps the doctor thread the catheter into the renal artery that is obstructed. Next the balloon is inflated to push the plaque against the wall of the artery. A small wire mesh tube (stent) can then be inserted to keep the artery open, helping to improve blood flow.