balloon dilatation


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balloon dilatation

a technique that uses a catheter with an inflatable balloon to increase the diameter of the lumen of a structure such as the urethra or a heart valve. See balloon valvuloplasty.
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The company now has PTCA balloon dilatation catheter capacity of 100,000 sets and coronary stent delivery system capacity of 170,000 sets.
Cardionovum GmbH has begun a 150-patient clinical study of its paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter, Aperto.
The results will help your doctor to choose the best modality of treatment like proper medicines, balloon dilatation and stenting or open heart surgery.
OCT imaging showed iatrogenic strut malposition, dissection and thrombus as a result of balloon dilatation under the stent struts in this case which was not clearly differentiated by conventional angiography.
In this case report we discuss a rare early presentation of suprastomal tracheal stenosis following PT and an immediate novel management using oesophageal balloon dilatation tracheoplasty which has not been described in the past.
Abbott is focused on building its leadership in balloon dilatation catheters, and we believe the advanced design of the TREK balloon dilatation catheter will meet physicians' needs and has the potential to improve patient outcomes.
Boston Scientific Corporation (Natick, MA; 508-650-8569) announced that an arbitration panel has determined that rapid exchange stent delivery systems and balloon dilatation catheters sold in the United States by Medtronic AVE, Inc.
In addition, Radiance markets coronary stents, coronary stent delivery systems and balloon dilatation catheters for coronary applications.
This is critical: 'rapid pacing' is typically used by physicians to stabilize balloon dilatation, but it puts additional stress on a weak heart.
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A patient with severe aortic valve stenosis and bilateral iliac artery occlusive disease was successfully treated by percutaneous balloon dilatation of the left common and external iliac arteries performed together with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
Greg Sampognaro, Interventional Cardiologist at P & S Surgical Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana, successfully completed the first use of the GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter in an intervention to treat a blocked peripheral artery.