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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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IHD drugs are being incorporated in cardiological treatment procedures such as angioplasty, atherectomy and balloon angioplasty to ensure a healthy recovery and prevent relapse in the future.
The presentation noted that CSI's orbital atherectomy system, or OAS, was the most frequently used atherectomy device in the study and that the OAS sub analysis of the LIBERTY data indicated high freedom from major amputation with no additional amputations reported after the two-year visit.
In addition, the Wirion System is the only embolic protection device indicated for use with any atherectomy system.
In conjunction, the WISE LE (WIRION EPS in Lower Extremities Arteries) was Gardia's multicenter study performed in the US and Germany and included all commercially-available atherectomy systems.
Orbital Atherectomy, it was stated, started a year ago.
Summary: The global market for atherectomy devices is highly dynamic.
[USPRwire, Mon Mar 18 2019] Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has recently updated its massive report catalogue by adding a fresh study titled " Atherectomy Devices Market Insights on Trends, Drivers and Opportunities until the End of 2022".
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) with Classic Crown (Classic Crown) and ViperWire Advance Coronary Guidewire FlexTip (FlexTip).
"If the blood flow in the extremities is severely reduced and causing severe symptoms, patients may benefit from procedures that include angioplasty with drug-coated balloons, stenting, atherectomy (removal of plaque from the artery), or a surgical intervention."
This study aimed to evaluate the acute- and long-term outcomes of rotational atherectomy (RA) followed by cutting balloon (CB) versus plain balloon before drug-eluting stent implantation for calcified coronary lesions.