diffuse lesion


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diffuse lesion

A lesion spreading over a large area.
See also: lesion
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With balloon lengths up to 220mm, the longest available for superficial femoral and infrapopliteal use, the SLEEK(TM) and SAVVY([R]) Long Balloons may enable physicians to treat long, diffuse lesions with fewer inflations and faster procedures compared to traditional PTA balloons.
Currently, patients with long, diffuse lesions or blockages in more than one artery require multiple stent placements.
The procedure uses Miravant's novel intracoronary catheter in combination with our proprietary photosensitizing drug, and may be applied to either focal or diffuse lesions and multi-vessel disease.
The drug is activated by non-thermal, non-ionizing light delivered to the target site via a robust, guidewire-compatible catheter with the potential to treat multi-vessel disease, focal and diffuse lesions.

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