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n. pl. ath·er·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of atherosclerotic plaque from an artery using a catheter fitted with a cutting device.

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Following this new US FDA approval, the Lightbox L250 now provides detailed measurement of vessels with a few simple taps to a touch screen, helping further improve visualisation inside the vessel before, during, and after Pantheris Lumivascular atherectomy procedures for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is characterised by a build-up of plaque in the arteries that supply blood to the arms and legs.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne(TM) Directional Atherectomy System in a new size for treating patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Medical device company Avinger (NasdaqGM:AVGR) disclosed on Wednesday the receipt of expanded indications from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizing the Pantheris Lumivascular atherectomy system as a technology that can be used for both therapeutic and diagnostic purposes.
CSI) has completed enrollment for its Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System Trial (COAST) study.
1) New techniques, including atherectomy, debulking, and removing atherosclerotic plaque, are designed to improve the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous revascularization and offer the potential advantage of eliminating stretch on arterial walls and reducing rates of restenosis.
has received CE Mark approval for Pantheris a system that combines directional atherectomy capabilities with real-time intravascular visualization to remove plaque from blocked arteries.
ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the company's orbital atherectomy technology in treating this problematic subset of patients.
NEW YORK -- The largest and longest study to date of the Silverhawk percutaneous excisional atherectomy device showed that it is "an essential tool" for surgeons treating patients with lower-extremity peripheral artery disease, according to a vascular surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
The OASIS trial, sponsored by CSI, is being conducted to gather safety and effectiveness data on the Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS).
6 million last year reflecting 10% and 11% growth in the atherectomy and lead removal disposable product lines, respectively.
They less frequently used other techniques, such as atherectomy, a procedure to scrape away excess fat.
Isner and Kearney describe in this book the pathology of atherosclerosis as seen in specimens obtained from patients at the time of atherectomy performed for a variety of clinical events.