balloon angioplasty


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balloon angioplasty

n.
A procedure in which a catheter with a tiny balloon at the tip is inserted into an artery that has been narrowed by the accumulation of fatty deposits, and the balloon is inflated to widen the arterial opening.

balloon angioplasty

Surgery to expand narrowed arteries by inserting a catheter.
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Medical treatment, endarterectomy, balloon angioplasty, and stenting are used in the treatment of CAS.
Of these patients, 31 patients underwent balloon angioplasty or stent insertion for PVS.
Bare-metal stent has resulted in AWI (rupture, dissection) in 1.0% and 4.1% which is significantly lower than balloon angioplasty or surgery 16 25 26 27 28.
He underwent balloon angioplasty during which the blocked artery was cleared.
Conventional angiography is the gold standard method for screening the main artery and branches of the mesenteric artery, in addition to stent replacement treatment and balloon angioplasty if stenosis is detected (7).
Irani et al., "Randomized clinical trial of cutting balloon angioplasty versus high-pressure balloon angioplasty in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula stenoses resistant to conventional balloon angioplasty," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Currently, paclitaxel-coated balloon (PCB) has also been proposed as an alternative therapy for patients with ISR and could prevent target lesion revascularization better than conventional balloon angioplasty [2].
This study was designed to assess the rate and determinants of success or failure of balloon angioplasty for such lesions.
On the other hand, patients who undergo the smaller procedure of a balloon angioplasty do not have an increased risk of vascular dementia.
If restenosis occurs, treatment options include balloon angioplasty, which pushes the scar tissue against the artery walls, cutting balloon angioplasty, which can cut out scar tissue with small blades, and placing a new stent inside the previous stent.
The HyperView system also helps document perfusion levels before and after vascular interventional procedures such as: peripheral bypass, stent placement, or balloon angioplasty.
In this article, we present a case of diagnosis of the primary CoA complicated with acute epidural hematoma and paraplegia treated with endovascular repair with balloon angioplasty and stent placement successfully.