• This study evaluated the clinical outcomes of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) for the treatment of hemorrhage from gastric varices (GV) in Korean patients with liver cirrhosis (LC). (e-cmh.org)
  • CONCLUSIONS Our protocol provided a statistically significant reduction in subsequent infarction rate and infarction-related death rate when compared with a control group of normotensive abrupt internal carotid artery occlusion patients who did not undergo any preoperative stroke-risk assessment (reported in the literature). (ajnr.org)
  • This device is a balloon-tipped guiding catheter designed for an occlusion test of the Carotid artery. (whichmedicaldevice.com)
  • The results of aneurysm occlusion with either a silicone or a latex balloon in a common carotid artery bifurcation aneurysm model are compared to determine which type of balloon was least likely to result in aneurysm recurrence. (thejns.org)
  • A combined approach of clinical assessment and angiographic assessment of venous drainage, using intravenous labetalol for hypotensive challenge, is effective in screening out patients who were at a risk for ischaemia after internal carotid artery occlusion and can serve as a guideline for the selection of patients requiring extracranial-intracranial bypass. (virf-csc-cuhk.org)
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (August 23, 2018) - W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced FDA 510(k) clearance, approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, and receipt of CE Mark for the innovative GORE® Molding & Occlusion Balloon, a compliant polyurethane balloon catheter designed in close collaboration with clinicians to assist in the expansion of self-expanding stent grafts or to temporarily occlude large-diameter vessels. (goremedical.com)
  • 12 Given the exceptionally high target lesion failure rates when adding a third layer of stent, and that drug-eluting or coated balloons are not yet available for coronary use in the United States, operators will often rely on methods of image-guided stent optimization and atherectomy to treat recurrent ISR lesions in segments that have been previously stented twice. (cathlabdigest.com)
  • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of in-stent occlusions can be challenging. (invasivecardiology.com)
  • We describe such a case of "sub-stent" CTO crossing using the retrograde approach that was complicated by fracture of the shaft of the balloon used for postdilation (Figures 1A-1L). (invasivecardiology.com)
  • Today, advanced therapeutic techniques such as laser treatment, balloon dilation and stent placement are used in children in specialised centres, with an expanding number of applications and indications. (ersjournals.com)
  • GORE® VIABAHN® VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis (VBX Stent Graft) offers precise delivery and positive outcomes in complex aortoiliac applications. (goremedical.com)
  • Case and Plan: 70 year-old male with a PMHx of HTN, HLD, asthma, NIDDM, CKD Stage III, HFpEF (55%), MGUS, CAD s/p 2vCABG and PAD s/p bilateral common iliac stent c/b left common iliac artery stent occlusion s/p R->L fem-fem bypass who is presenting with progressive claudication now present at rest (Rutherford 4). (ccclivecases.org)
  • Prophylactic balloon occlusion of internal iliac arteries, common iliac arteries and infrarenal. (deepdyve.com)
  • Wen, Hong 2018-06-05 00:00:00 Objectives To evaluate the efficacy of prophylactic balloon occlusion (PBO), and to compare haemostatic effects and perioper- ative outcomes of PBO of the internal iliac arteries (IIA), common iliac arteries (CIA) and infrarenal abdominal aorta (IAA) in patients with placenta accreta. (deepdyve.com)
  • The aorta is divided into three zones so that balloon occlusion is performed in Zone 1 for abdominal injuries or Zone 3 for pelvic injuries, while Zone 2 is a proposed no-occlusion zone 3 . (hqmeded.com)
  • Abdominal computed tomography (CT) showed gastric occlusion due to the placement in the pylorus, with signs of gastric necrosis and extensive portal pneumatosis (Figure 1). (gi.org)
  • Abdominal computed tomography showing (A) extensive portal pneumatosis among all the liver segments (arrow) and (B) the intragastric balloon with radiolucent zone (asterisk) causing occlusion at the pyloric level and gastric wall pneumatosis. (gi.org)
  • After CT scan showed no intra-abdominal injury, we did reposition the balloon to zone III under fluoroscopy. (jevtm.com)
  • Medical device firm Embolx has secured CE mark approval for its next-generation Sniper balloon occlusion microcatheters for pressure-directed treatment of cancerous tumors, enlarged prostate and uterine fibroids. (compelo.com)
  • A tubal occlusion device is inserted into a uterine cavity. (google.com)
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between February 2000 and October 2004, 16 patients with hepatobiliary disease underwent single-level dynamic computed tomography during hepatic arteriography (SLD-CTHA) under temporary balloon occlusion of an intrahepatic portal vein. (biomedsearch.com)
  • METHODS: Fifty-nine patients with acute occlusion of intracranial arteries were enrolled. (elsevier.com)
  • No postoperative complications, such as an enlarged feeling of the abdomen, was reported in the balloon (+) group. (wiley.com)
  • On the basis of the hemodynamic findings, permanent balloon occlusion was carried out without complications. (ajnr.org)
  • On the basis of the hemodynamic and clinical findings during BTO, permanent occlusion of the affected segment of the sinus with a detachable balloon was carried out to minimize the risk of hemorrhagic complications during surgery. (ajnr.org)
  • 1 Although the major complications are expected 3 months after intervention, gastric occlusion seems to be more frequent within the first days. (gi.org)
  • From July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018, 116 confirmed SVC events were identified, of which 44.0% involved proper balloon use and 56.0% involved no use or improper use. (docwirenews.com)
  • From July 1, 2016, through July 31, 2018, patients undergoing lead extraction were more likely to survive SVC tears when treatment included an endovascular balloon. (docwirenews.com)
  • SUNNYVALE, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Embolx, Inc. , a medical device company developing microcatheters for arterial embolization procedures, today announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation family of Sniper® Balloon Occlusion Microcatheters, an innovative system for pressure-directed arterial embolization therapy. (businesswire.com)
  • The ability to reverse blood flow using Sniper's balloon helps me to not have to worry about non-target embolization," said Aaron M. Fischman, MD, interventional radiologist and associate professor of radiology and surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (businesswire.com)
  • In its July 2012 committee opinion, the ACOG panel wrote, "Current evidence is insufficient to make a firm recommendation on the use of balloon catheter occlusion or embolization to reduce blood loss and improve surgical outcome, but individual situations may warrant their use. (radiologytoday.net)
  • Balloon shaft fracture can potentially have serious consequences, such as embolization, urgent surgery, or even death. (invasivecardiology.com)