coronary atherectomy


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cor·o·nar·y ath·er·ec·to·my

instrumental removal, via catheter, of atheromas in coronary arteries.

coronary atherectomy

A technique of removing obstructions from the coronary artery with a cutting instrument inserted through a cardiac catheter.
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Nasu et al., "The first clinical experience with a novel directional coronary atherectomy catheter: preliminary Japanese multicenter experience," Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2016.
Ueda et al., "Initial and long-term results of directional coronary atherectomy in unprotected left main coronary artery," The American Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Inclusion criteria for case group were patients who underwent coronary angiography then candidate for elective CABG and simultaneously had indication for coronary atherectomy who are had significant and long standing coronary stenosis and surgeon could not performed graft anastomosis to formation of an appropriate lumen size.
pylori is associated significantly with coronary atherosclerotic plaques in coronary artery wall in a meaningful manner in patients who have developed proved coronary diseases and underwent coronary atherectomy during CABG.
Involvement of C-reactive protein obtained by directional coronary atherectomy in plaque instability and developing restenosis in patients with stable or unstable angina pectoris.
A variety of clinical studies have evaluated the relative effectiveness of coronary angioplasty, coronary atherectomy, and standard coronary artery bypass grafting (Versaci and others 1997; King III and others 1997; Tu and others 1997; Gersh 1997; Mariani and others 1997; Frierson and others 1992; Hueb and others 1995; RITA Trial Participants 1993; Cameron and others 1994).
These procedures include directional coronary atherectomy, rotational coronary atherectomy (rotablator), placement of intracoronary stems, and laser balloon angioplasty.
Peripheral vascular complications of directional coronary atherectomy and stenting: Predictors, management, and outcome.
And while it decided to go ahead with rotational coronary atherectomy, it also decided to introduce case selection constraints.
Excimer laser coronary atherectomy (ELCA) was initiated using a 0.9-mm eccentric catheter (Spectranetics, USA) at 45/45 (fluence/Hz), then 45/60 (fluence/Hz), 45/80 (fluence/Hz), and 80/80 (fluence/Hz), but there was no progress.
Multivariate predictors of intravascular ultrasound end points after directional coronary atherectomy. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995; 25: 318-24.
Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR)in human coronary atherectomy tissues.

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