Then the skin was cut open for about 1.5 cm to place a balloon dilatation catheter
(America BARD X-FORCE).
A balloon dilatation catheter
(Boston Scientific, USA) of appropriate size (6-18 mm) was chosen according to the initial endoscopic estimation of stricture or previous dilatations and inserted and inflated for 2 minutes, followed by deflation for 2 minutes and repeated inflation for 2 times based on our own experience and others .
Finally, because the working space was relatively small for biopsy forceps manipulation, a balloon dilatation catheter
(Wanda; Boston scientific) was partially introduced within the catheter and inflated.
The Sapphire NC Plus balloon dilatation catheter
is a true non-compliant balloon featuring TiFo (tight fold) folding of the balloon material for enhanced crossability in the tightest lesions, Hydro-X coating for improved lubricity and passability, and an enhanced distal tip which allows for smooth lesion entry.
They used a 7-Fr dilatation catheter
(COOK, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA) and inserted it into the bile duct and across the stenosis along a guidewire.
The major products of the company include Restore DEB paclitaxel releasing coronary balloon dilatation catheter
; Precision cobalt chromium coronary stent system; Xlimus biodegradable prohealing sirolimus eluting cobalt chromium coronary stent system; Legflow Rx and Legflow OTW paclitaxel releasing peripheral balloon dilatation catheters
; and Aperto OTW paclitaxel releasing high pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter
Nitroglycerin (200 mcg) was administered for vasodilatation and mechanical dilatation of the stricture was performed with a 4 mm balloon dilatation catheter
across the stenotic segment.
Cardionovum GmbH has begun a 150-patient clinical study of its paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter
Healthcare solutions company Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) disclosed on Monday that it has introduced the Euphora Semicompliant Balloon Dilatation Catheter
in countries that recognize the CE (Conformite Europeene) mark for the interventional and surgical treatment of cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias.
Cordis Corporation has launched SABER PTA Dilatation Catheter
(SABER Catheter) for the treatment of patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD).