Tortuous arteries

Tortuous arteries

Arteries with many bends and twists.
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The celiac axis angiogram revealed dilated tortuous arteries, dense stain in the pancreatic head region and early filling of the veins (Figure 3A).
The surgical team used, for the first time in the region, a trans-carotid approach to treat a very deeply located, highly irregular appearing anterior cerebral artery aneurysm as well as tortuous arteries and a grade III aorta, which usually makes endovascular treatment almost impossible.
The Apex Push Catheter is designed to enhance pushability for tight lesions, while the Apex Flex Catheter is designed to enhance trackability for tortuous arteries.
Apex Push offers optimal pushability for tight lesions, while Apex Flex provides excellent performance for the most tortuous arteries.
Next Generation AIP is particularly beneficial for stent implementation, patients with rapid heart rates or small tortuous arteries, bariatric patients and emergency situations.
Toshiba's new AIP feature provides improved visualization of the coronary arteries, allowing for better decisions in difficult situations such as patients with rapid heart rates, small tortuous arteries, bariatric patients and emergency situations," said Dr.
This allows the stent to navigate tortuous arteries and gently expand within an artery.
Hydrophilic Coating on Talent([R]) Abdominal Stent Graft Aids Navigation of Medical Device through Tight and Tortuous Arteries
Delivered much like a coronary stent (starting through the femoral artery at the groin), the INX stent and its delivery system incorporate Medtronic AVE's unique sinusoidal pattern and a special balloon technology that provide a high degree of flexibility, enabling it to be more easily threaded through the tortuous arteries of the head and neck.
It is equipped to enable interventional cardiologists to easily guide the catheter through tortuous arteries and to cross complex blockages, usually prior to the placement of a stent.