angioplasty

(redirected from Transluminal coronary angioplasty)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Transluminal coronary angioplasty: Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
click for a larger image
angioplasty
balloon angioplasty

an·gi·o·plas·ty

 (ăn′jē-ə-plăs′tē)
n. pl. an·gi·o·plas·ties
Surgical repair of a blood vessel, especially the widening of a narrowed blood vessel by means of balloon angioplasty.

angioplasty

(ˈændʒɪəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) a surgical technique for restoring normal blood flow through an artery narrowed or blocked by atherosclerosis, either by inserting a balloon into the narrowed section and inflating it or by using a laser beam

an•gi•o•plas•ty

(ˈæn dʒi əˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the surgical repair of a blood vessel, as by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter to unclog it or by replacing part of the vessel.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angioplasty - an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

angioplasty

n (Med) → Angioplastie f

an·gi·o·plas·ty

n. angioplastia, intervención quirúrgica para la reconstrucción de vasos sanguíneos enfermos o traumatizados;
percutaneous coronary ______ coronaria percutánea;
peripheral percutaneous ______ periférica percutánea.

angioplasty

n (pl -ties) angioplastia; percutaneous transluminal coronary — (PTCA) angioplastia coronaria transluminal percutánea (ACTP)
References in periodicals archive ?
Coronary dilatation catheters are used to open blocked coronary vessels during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), which is a significant alternative to coronary bypass surgery in specific patient types.
They also argued that total anatomic revascularization can be achieved by the use of hybrid procedures (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, transmyocardial laser revascularization) if deemed absolutely necessary but is unachievable with minimally invasive approaches alone (7, 8).
The procedures include but are not limited to coronary bypass surgery, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, and medical (drug) treatment.
Invasive techniques that improve the blood supply to the heart may be used, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), also known as angioplasty or balloon angioplasty, and coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) catheter tubing is a particularly demanding application.
Pebax SA MED grades have become an industry standard in cardiovascular devices, including percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) catheters.
Results: According to our data, there was no difference between facilitated and primary transluminal coronary angioplasty in their effect on focal myocardial variation dynamics and the size of peri-infarction zone.
Of this group, six patients had a pretransplant or simultaneous bypass; eight underwent percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, stent placement, or both, and the remaining patients were managed medically.