dog boning

A term of art referring to the expansion of an angioplasty balloon at the proximal and distal ends—likened to a dog bone—of a stent that has been positioned inside of a stenosed coronary, carotid or vertebral artery with atherosclerosis. Dog boning results in suboptimal expansion of the stent; the risk of its occurrence can be minimised by slow inflation of a properly positioned balloon and stent

dog boning

Interventional cardiology A complication caused when an angioplasty balloon becomes excessively expanded at either end of a stent–likened to a dog bone. See Stent.
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We're addressing the issue of edge dissection by 1) using the new non-compliant* DURAMAX(TM) balloon material to control expansion, and 2) closely matching balloon and stent lengths to limit balloon overhang to 1 mm, thus greatly reducing the potential for what cardiologists describe as dog boning,"** said Penn.
We're addressing the issue of edge dissection by 1) using the new non-compliant(a) DURAMAX(TM) balloon material to control expansion and 2) closely matching balloon and stent lengths to limit balloon overhang to 1 mm, thus greatly reducing the potential for what cardiologists describe as dog boning,"(b) said Penn.