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A New Fixed-wire, 'Stent-on-a-wire', Very-low-profile Stent Delivery System - Rationale, Design and Update

… first use of coronary stenting as an adjunct to balloon angioplasty in the early 1990s. The performance (and … first use of coronary stenting as an adjunct to balloon angioplasty in the early 1990s. The performance (and … stent - 22mm. Discussion The original fixed-wire balloon angioplasty systems were developed in the 1980s and were …

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Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty: State of the Art

… Text Figures & Tables References Article Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty: State of the Art John G Coghlan , Alexander MK … 118 Likes: 1 Downloads: 9 Abstract Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) is a novel technique for the treatment of … need no introduction to the concept of balloon angioplasty, BPA has its own particular challenges. This …

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Drug-coated Balloon-only Angioplasty for Native Coronary Disease Instead of Stents

… & Tables References Article Drug-coated Balloon-only Angioplasty for Native Coronary Disease Instead of Stents … Log In Permissions Views: 2875 Likes: 0 Abstract Coronary angioplasty has vastly improved both in technique and devices since the first angioplasty in 1977. Currently, stent implantation is used …

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Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction and the Emerging Role of Renal Insufficiency

… Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction and the Emerging … DOI: https://doi.org/10.15420/icr.2007.17 Primary angioplasty represents the best available strategy for … as an absolute serum creatinine increase - after primary angioplasty. Beattie et al. 4 investigated patients with …

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Embolic Protection

… After having performed angioplasty in coronary and peripheral vascular disease with excellent results, carotid angioplasty was thought to be an opportunity to simplify the … distal embolisation. With the development of carotid angioplasty and stenting, prevention of distal embolisation …

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Renal Artery Stenting - Developments in Practice

… the beneficial effect of percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty, and since the early 1990s stenting of RAS caused … proper patient selection. Keywords Renal artery stenosis , angioplasty , stent , renal function , hypertension , blood … catheters. 1,2 Until the beginning of the 1990s, balloon angioplasty was the only method of percutaneous treatment of …

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Transcatheter Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease

… enlargement of the interatrial septum. Valvuloplasty and Angioplasty The basic principle of balloon angioplasty is the dilation of a stenotic vessel with a … 5.1-8.1% of patients with CHD. The indications for balloon angioplasty for coarctation of the aorta are: recurrent arch …

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes and Multivessel or Left Main Disease - a Review

… This article reviews outcomes from early trials of balloon angioplasty versus CABG through later trials of bare-metal … strategy. Historical Clinical Trial Results Balloon Angioplasty versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Among … the early years of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA; or balloon angioplasty) and debate …

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The Role of Drug-coated Balloons in Infrapopliteal Intervention

… prevent limb loss, improving quality of life. Percutaneous angioplasty (PTA) continues to be the cornerstone of … disease. Despite advances in below-the-knee (BTK) angioplasty balloons and a focus on angioplasty technique, current PTA results demonstrate …

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Pablo Lamelas

… areas of interest have centered around Coronary, complex angioplasty, chronic total occlusion angioplasty and structural heart disease interventions. Read …

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