Home > Heart Disease > Angioplasty for a Heart Attack, What was done? Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Apr 11, 2015 by Cardiosmart, Views: 2001 Angioplasty for a Heart Attack, What was done? A small tube was placed in an artery and went to the heart to take pictures with xray dye. If a blockage was seen a small metal stent was inflated over a balloon exactly where the blockage was.