balloon angioplasty


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balloon angioplasty:

see under angioplastyangioplasty
, any surgical repair of a blood vessel, especially balloon angioplasty or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, a treatment of coronary artery disease.
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In China, the use of balloon angioplasty has been less popular than in other countries.
This system is a new technology designed to repair dissections (or tears) in the artery wall that frequently occur as a complication of balloon angioplasty.
By approximately 36 months after the drug-eluting balloon angioplasty only 3 patients were found to have recurrent in-stent restenosis at 18 25 and 32 months respectively after the initial angioplasty a far longer interval without restenosis than earlier treatments provided.
ECG revealed a membranous aortic coarctation, which was treated with balloon angioplasty.
Patients were randomized to undergo stenting or percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty.
They will be treated with the Tack Endovascular System following standard balloon angioplasty or drug-coated balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries when a dissection (a tear in the artery wall) occurs (see wwwBA-II.
The co-founder and chief medical officer of Intact Vascular, Peter Schneider, said in a statement: We need to improve the results of balloon angioplasty, but right now all we can do is stent.
Reid said Friday that 25 to 30 percent of patients who have the balloon angioplasty procedure experience the problem.
Antisense Restenosis Composition and Method" covers the broad use of AVI-4126 to treat any vascular injury including balloon angioplasty alone or in combination with a stent.
The results are from a clinical trial comparing primary nitinol stent implantation with balloon angioplasty.