myocardial laser revascularization

myocardial laser revascularization

Heart surgery A procedure in which a laser is used to drill channels in the left ventricle for improved perfusion and oxygenation of heart muscle, treating angina pectoris and myocardial ischemia. Cf Batista procedure.
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For more information about HTAIS, or to purchase a copy of "Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization (TMR)/Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularization (PMR) for Treatment of Refractory Angina," contact ECRI by mail at 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1298, USA; by telephone at (610)825-6000, ext.
These are the sorts of patients who are now considered candidates for gene therapy and surgical transmyocardial laser revascularization or percutaneous myocardial laser revascularization, said Dr.

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