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*  Myocardial infarction complications
The weakness may also lead to ventricular aneurysm, a localized dilation or ballooning of the heart chamber. Risk factors for ... "Primary angioplasty reduces the risk of left ventricular free wall rupture compared with thrombolysis in patients with acute ... with insertion of an intra-aortic balloon pump if not contraindicated. If diagnostic coronary angiography does not reveal a ...
*  Intra-aortic balloon pump
Percutaneous coronary angioplasty In high risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery where cardiopulmonary bypass time was ... After balloon removal there is also a risk of 'embolic shower' from micro clots that have formed on the surface of the balloon ... The size of the original balloon was 15 French but eventually 9 and 8 French balloons were developed. A second operation ... The intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is a mechanical device that increases myocardial oxygen perfusion while at the same time ...
*  Percutaneous coronary intervention
The angioplasty catheter is gently pushed forward, until the deflated balloon is inside of the blockage. The balloon is then ... The mortality rate during angioplasty is 1.2%. Sometimes chest pain can occur during angioplasty because the balloon briefly ... While balloon angioplasty is still done as a part of nearly all percutaneous coronary interventions, it is rarely the only ... The tip of the angioplasty or balloon catheter is hollow and is then inserted at the back of the guidewire-thus the guidewire ...
*  Angioplasty
... , also known as balloon angioplasty and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), is a minimally invasive, ... Peripheral angioplasty refers to the use of a balloon to open a blood vessel outside the coronary arteries. It is commonly done ... Ingemar Henry Lundquist invented the over the wire balloon catheter that is used in the majority of angioplasty procedures in ... A deflated balloon attached to a catheter (a balloon catheter) is passed over a guide-wire into the narrowed vessel and then ...
*  Cutting balloon
"Cutting balloon angioplasty". J Invasive Cardiol. 14 (9): 552-6. PMID 12205358. Full text Cejna M (2005). "Cutting balloon: ... A cutting balloon is an angioplasty device invented by Barath et al. used in percutaneous coronary interventions. It has a ... Barath P, Fishbein MC, Vari S, Forrester JS (1991). "cutting balloon: A novel approach to percutaneous angioplasty". Am J ... special balloon tip with small blades, that are activated when the balloon is inflated. This procedure is different from ...
*  Andreas Gruentzig
Since the later 1990s, most angioplasties also involve a stent over the angioplasty balloon; the balloon is hydraulically ... He is known for being the first to develop successful balloon angioplasty for expanding lumens of narrowed arteries. He was ... This treatment approach is now referred to as plain old balloon angioplasty (POBA). In the 1990s, further major improvements, ... Andreas Gr√ľntzig and Angioplasty (includes video clips) Monagan, David and David O. Williams. Journey into the Heart: A Tale of ...
*  Scanning Fiber Endoscope (SFE)
500,000 balloon angioplasty/stent/coronary procedures; 1M coronary catheterizations Recent successes in acute stroke care are ...
*  Radiography
Balloon angioplasty is often done with angiography. Contrast radiography uses a radiocontrast agent, a type of contrast medium ... such as angioplasty, pacemaker insertion, or joint repair/replacement. The latter can often be carried out in the operating ...
*  List of Indian Americans
... inventor of the FDA-approved perfusion balloon angioplasty; holds patents of 24 other medical inventions Ashutosh Tewari, ...
*  Renovascular hypertension
Jenks, Sara; Yeoh, Su Ern; Conway, Bryan R; Jenks, Sara (2014). "Balloon angioplasty, with and without stenting, versus medical ... balloon angioplasty did show a small improvement in blood pressure . Surgery can include percutaneous surgical ...
*  Phosphorylcholine
The stent is inserted into the artery via a balloon angioplasty. This will dilate the diameter of the coronary artery and keep ...
*  Paras, Crown Prince of Nepal
He was operated on for about 50 minutes, apparently to treat a "mild heart attack". Doctors performed a balloon angioplasty on ...
*  Renal artery
It is treated with the use of balloon angioplasty and stents, if necessary. Atherosclerosis can also affect the renal arteries ...
*  Drug-eluting stent
In 1977, Andreas Gr√ľntzig introduced percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), also called balloon angioplasty, in ... Balloon angioplasty was generally effective and safe, but restenosis was frequent, occurring in about 30-40% of cases, usually ... With PCI, the requirement for emergency CABG has markedly decreased since the days of balloon angioplasty, such that in some ... In about 3% of balloon angioplasty cases, failure of the dilation and acute or threatened closure of the coronary artery (often ...
*  Restenosis
If it occurs following balloon angioplasty, this is called post-angioplasty restenosis or PARS. The diagnostic threshold for ... Rates of restenosis differ between devices (e.g., stent-grafts, balloon angioplasty, etc.) and location of procedure (i.e., ... balloon angioplasty has been associated with a high incidence of restenosis, with rates ranging from 25% to 50%, and the ... A 2009 study compared bare nitinol stents with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in superficial femoral artery ...
*  History of invasive and interventional cardiology
"A comparison of balloon-expandable-stent implantation with balloon angioplasty in patients with coronary artery disease". N ... Initial results with the Palmaz-Schatz stents were excellent when compared to balloon angioplasty, with a significantly lower ... Trials in the late 1990s revealed that anticoagulation with warfarin was not required post balloon angioplasty or stent ... However, mortality rates were unchanged compared to balloon angioplasty. While the rates of subacute thrombosis and bleeding ...
*  List of Sikhs
Harvinder Sahota, cardiologist; invented the FDA-approved Perfusion Balloon Angioplasty and holds patents of 24 other medical ...
*  Piers Nash
1996). "Virus-Encoded Serine Proteinase Inhibitor SERP-1 Inhibits Atherosclerotic Plaque Development After Balloon Angioplasty ...
*  Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
Balloon angioplasty in a preliminary study by Zamboni improved symptoms in MS. High re-stenosing rates led authors to propose ... Balloon angioplasty and stenting have been proposed as treatment options for CCSVI in MS. The proposed treatment has been ... In 2017 they emphasized that this use of balloon angioplasty is not an approved use. Research on CCSVI has been fast tracked ... "Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products - Balloon angioplasty devices to treat autonomic dysfunction: FDA Safety Communication ...
*  Fibromuscular dysplasia
In cases of renal stenosis and indications for intervention, percutaneous balloon angioplasty may be recommended. Many studies ... percutaneous balloon angioplasty is less costly, able to be performed on an outpatient basis, results in lower morbidity, and ... Percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) remains the gold standard for renal-artery FMD. This treatment is useful ... If a TIA or stroke are to occur, percutaneous angioplasty and antiplatelet therapy may be necessary. Little information is ...
*  Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
The channel for the shunt is next created by inflating an angioplasty balloon within the liver along the tract created by the ...
*  Harvinder Sahota
He is the inventor of the FDA approved Perfusion Balloon Angioplasty known as "Sahota Perfusion Balloon". Sahota holds two ... After getting the US FDA approval in the 1980s the balloon is now used in angioplasty surgeries all over the world. Sahota went ... "Dr Harvinder Sahota: The father of Perfusion Balloon in Angioplasty". India-West. July 28, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2015. " ... After the perfusion balloon, Sahota invented Multi-lobe perfusion balloon that straightens the artery on inflation during ...
*  Vascular disease
Jenks, Sara; Yeoh, Su Ern; Conway, Bryan R. (2014). "Balloon angioplasty, with and without stenting, versus medical therapy for ... information from a meta-analysis indicated that balloon angioplasty results in improvement of diastolic blood pressure and a ...
*  Renal artery stenosis
Jenks, S; Yeoh, SE; Conway, BR (5 December 2014). "Balloon angioplasty, with and without stenting, versus medical therapy for ... Angioplasty with or without stenting is the best option for the treatment of renal artery stenosis due to fibromuscular ... The most commonly used procedure is a minimally-invasive angioplasty with or without stenting. It is unclear if this approach ... If all else fails and the kidney is thought to be worsening hypertension and revascularization with angioplasty or surgery does ...
*  St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco)
Mary's becomes the first hospital in the U.S. to perform the balloon angioplasty procedure. 1974 The newest St. Mary's, an 11- ... balloon angioplasties and other procedures. 1980 The Sports Medicine Center at St. Mary's opens to treat both professional and ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
Once the catheter is in place, it can be used to perform a number of procedures including, coronary angioplasty, balloon ... This is also the procedure used in balloon septostomy, which is the widening of a foramen ovale, patent foramen ovale (PFO), or ... atrial septal defect (ASD) using a balloon catheter. The history of cardiac catheterization dates back to Stephen Hales (1677- ...
*  Julio Palmaz
The balloon angioplasty augmented with the use of the stent has become the preferred treatment for atherosclerosis. However, ... In this procedure, a catheter attached to a small balloon is inserted into the afflicted artery. The balloon is subsequently ... He is known for inventing the balloon-expandable stent, for which he received a patent filed in 1985. It was recognized in ... Within four years of its FDA approval, the balloon-expandable stent was used in over 80% of percutaneous coronary interventions ...