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CAPASCutting Balloon Angioplasty vs Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty Randomised Study in Type B/C Lesions. A trial comparing the effectiveness of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) with conventional balloon angioplasty in patients with small-vessel coronary artery disease.
CBA appears to provide better angiographic and clinical outcomes than percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTCA) in small coronary arteries.
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