PercuSurge

PercuSurge

Cardiology A system consisting of a balloon-tipped angioplasty guide wire and an aspiration device for removing plaque and debris loosened during revascularization for blocked saphenous vein grafts. See Balloon angioplasty.
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Using the PercuSurge GuardWire[TM] system (Medtronic, Santa Rosa, CA, USA), an occlusion test was performed in the proximal site of the RCA using a 6 mm balloon (Figure 1(c)).
"Carotid stenting with cerebral protection: First clinical experience using the PercuSurge GuardWire system," Intervention, Vol.
Distal mikroembolizasyonu azaltan Fitler Wire-Ex, PercuSurge GuardWire device, Angiogard umbrella sistemi gibi distal koruma cihazlarmin da miyokard reperfuzyonunu, TIMI kare sayisi, MBG, ST rezolusyonu, CK duzeyleri ve sol ventrikul sistolik fonksiyonunu olumlu yonde etkiledigi gozlenmistir (43, 44).
Transradial application of PercuSurge GuardWire device during primary percutaneous intervention of infarct-related artery with high-burden thrombus formation.
Medtronic's self-expanding carotid stent is used in conjunction with Medtronic's recently acquired GuardWire Plus(TM) Temporary Occlusion and Aspiration System from PercuSurge - these two components are designed to proactively reduce or eliminate this type of adverse event and others.
(JAB232) PETER RULE, CEO of PERCUSURGE, describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.