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*  Myocardial infarction complications
... with insertion of an intra-aortic balloon pump if not contraindicated. If diagnostic coronary angiography does not reveal a ... "Primary angioplasty reduces the risk of left ventricular free wall rupture compared with thrombolysis in patients with acute ... The weakness may also lead to ventricular aneurysm, a localized dilation or ballooning of the heart chamber. Risk factors for ... Should We Emergently Revascularize Occluded Coronaries for Cardiogenic Shock". N Engl J Med. 341 (9): 625-34. doi:10.1056/ ...
*  Intra-aortic balloon pump
... of main coronary artery, in ventricular dysfunction with an ejection fraction less than 35%. Percutaneous coronary angioplasty ... 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
... an interventional cardiologist can perform a coronary angioplasty, using a balloon catheter in which a deflated balloon is ... Coronary angioplasty, also known as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), because it is done through the skin ... While balloon angioplasty is still done as a part of nearly all percutaneous coronary interventions, it is rarely the only ... The angioplasty catheter is gently pushed forward, until the deflated balloon is inside of the blockage. The balloon is then ...
*  Angioplasty
Peripheral angioplasty refers to the use of a balloon to open a blood vessel outside the coronary arteries. It is commonly done ... Angioplasty, also known as balloon angioplasty and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), is a minimally invasive, ... A coronary angioplasty is a therapeutic procedure to treat the stenotic (narrowed) coronary arteries of the heart found in ... The first coronary angioplasty with a drug delivery stents system was performed by Luis de la Fuente, at de Instituto Argentino ...
*  Restenosis
... balloon angioplasty, etc.) and location of procedure (i.e., centrally-located in the heart such as the coronary artery, or in ... If it occurs following balloon angioplasty, this is called post-angioplasty restenosis or PARS. The diagnostic threshold for ... A 2010 study in India comparing coronary drug-eluting stents (DES) with coronary bare-metal stents (BMS) reported that ... balloon angioplasty has been associated with a high incidence of restenosis, with rates ranging from 25% to 50%, and the ...
*  B. P. Loughridge
"Percutaneous Balloon Coronary Angioplasty vs. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting." Presented Oklahoma State Medical Association. ... "Early Coronary Artery Bypass after Non-intramural Myocardial Infarction." Presented at OSIM-ACP Annual Meeting, 1977. ... "Complications Following Use of Intra-aortic Balloon Cardiac-assist Device." Presented Oklahoma State Medical Association. ...
*  Scanning Fiber Endoscope (SFE)
500,000 balloon angioplasty/stent/coronary procedures; 1M coronary catheterizations Recent successes in acute stroke care are ... The Scanning Fiber Endoscope (SFE) is a next generation technology that uses a flexible, small (< 6Fr) peripheral or coronary ... in 2010 there were 4.5M procedures for viewing the coronary artery, including 454,000 stent replacements; ...
*  Peggy Zina
He had undergone a coronary balloon angioplasty ten years prior and although he had begun living a healthier lifestyle since, ...
*  Revascularization
... coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (coronary balloon angioplasty) are the two primary means ... Vascular bypass and angioplasty are the two primary means of revascularization. The term derives from the prefix re-, in this ... Kalyanasundaram, Arun (April 5, 2012). "Comparison of Revascularization Procedures in Coronary Artery Disease". Drugs, Diseases ... For coronary artery disease (ischemic heart disease), ...
*  Cordis (medical)
These distribution agreements are related to coronary stents and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) balloon ... These strategic agreements will add new percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) balloon catheters, manufactured ... PTCA balloon catheters play a key role in the treatment of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In ... 1980s Cordis launches a full line of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) guiding catheters. 1990s Cordis ...
*  Sirolimus
... has also been used in conjunction with coronary stents to prevent restenosis in coronary arteries following balloon angioplasty ... A sirolimus-eluting coronary stent was marketed by Cordis, a division of Johnson & Johnson, under the tradename Cypher. However ... "Cypher Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent". Cypher Stent. Retrieved 1 April 2008. Seto B (November 2012). "Rapamycin and mTOR: a ... Sirolimus, also known as rapamycin, is a macrolide compound that is used to coat coronary stents, prevent organ transplant ...
*  Healthcare in Kosovo
... balloon angioplasty, intravascular ultrasound, coronary artery stenting, ECG monitoring, and ECHO monitoring. Their doctors are ... Many of the newest treatments for coronary heart disease are performed within "Heart Hospital "EDA" through minimally invasive ... which is used for treatment of re-stenosis of coronary arteries. This is a breakthrough for Kosovo's medicine and the first ... techniques using catheters, balloons and stents. There are also some non-surgical procedures performed such as: catheterization ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
Once the catheter is in place, it can be used to perform a number of procedures including, coronary angioplasty, balloon ... It is important to note that the coronary arteries are not accessed during a right heart catheterization. Main page: Coronary ... Subsets of this technique are mainly coronary catheterization, involving the catheterization of the coronary arteries, and ... where it can be maneuvered into the coronary arteries through the coronary ostia. In this position, the interventional ...
*  History of invasive and interventional cardiology
"A comparison of balloon-expandable-stent implantation with balloon angioplasty in patients with coronary artery disease". N ... Gruentzig performed coronary angioplasties in 169 patients in Zurich, while teaching the practice of coronary angioplasty to a ... "A randomized comparison of coronary-stent placement and balloon angioplasty in the treatment of coronary artery disease". N ... RITA Investigators (1993). "Coronary angioplasty versus coronary artery bypass surgery: the Randomized Intervention Treatment ...
*  Papaverine
... combined with balloon angioplasty) and coronary artery bypass surgery. Papaverine may also be used as a smooth muscle relaxant ... "Reactivity of the human internal thoracic artery to vasodilators in coronary artery bypass grafting". Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. ... bile ducts and ureter and for use as a cerebral and coronary vasodilator in subarachnoid hemorrhage ( ...
*  Collateralization
"Changes in collateral filling immediately after controlled coronary artery occlusion by an angioplasty balloon in human ... Using PTCA, Rentrop demonstrated that collateral vessel filling jumps dramatically during coronary occlusion by balloon ... Coronary collateralization is considered a normal response to hypoxia and may be induced, under some circumstances, by exercise ... Coronary collateralization exists latently in the normal heart. Microscopic collateral vessels of the heart undergo a process ...
*  Cutting balloon
A cutting balloon is an angioplasty device invented by Barath et al. used in percutaneous coronary interventions. It has a ... Overview Coronary Artery Disease Treatment - Coronary Interventions ANGIOPLASTY, STENTS AND ATHERECTOMY (Cleveland Clinic) ... "Cutting balloon angioplasty". J Invasive Cardiol. 14 (9): 552-6. PMID 12205358. Full text Cejna M (2005). "Cutting balloon: ... Barath P, Fishbein MC, Vari S, Forrester JS (1991). "cutting balloon: A novel approach to percutaneous angioplasty". Am J ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E02)
... coronary MeSH E02.148.102.060 --- angioplasty, balloon MeSH E02.148.102.060.080 --- angioplasty, balloon, laser-assisted MeSH ... angioplasty, balloon MeSH E02.148.050.060.080 --- angioplasty, balloon, laser-assisted MeSH E02.148.050.060.100 --- angioplasty ... angioplasty, laser MeSH E02.148.050.075.080 --- angioplasty, balloon, laser-assisted MeSH E02.148.050.120 --- atherectomy MeSH ... E02.148.102.060.100 --- angioplasty, transluminal, percutaneous coronary MeSH E02.148.224.165 --- catheterization, swan-ganz ...
*  Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network
... benefit from other forms of standard treatment such as surgery or coronary artery repair procedures such as balloon angioplasty ...
*  Drug-eluting stent
In 1977, Andreas Grüntzig introduced percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), also called balloon angioplasty, in ... In about 3% of balloon angioplasty cases, failure of the dilation and acute or threatened closure of the coronary artery (often ... 2000). "Medical therapy versus coronary angioplasty in stable coronary artery disease: a critical review of the literature". J ... Balloon angioplasty was generally effective and safe, but restenosis was frequent, occurring in about 30-40% of cases, usually ...
*  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- ... 1971 The first coronary bypass surgery at St. Mary's is performed. St. Mary's breaks ground for the current hospital facility. ... balloon angioplasties and other procedures. 1980 The Sports Medicine Center at St. Mary's opens to treat both professional and ... Surgeons perform approximately 1,000 coronary artery bypass procedures each year, in addition to 1,200 cardiac catheterizations ...
*  Julio Palmaz
The balloon angioplasty augmented with the use of the stent has become the preferred treatment for atherosclerosis. However, ... Within four years of its FDA approval, the balloon-expandable stent was used in over 80% of percutaneous coronary interventions ... In 1977, Andreas Gruentzig performed the first successful percutaneous coronary angioplasty. In this procedure, a catheter ... 65 Angioplasty.org. "Dr. Julio Palmaz, Inventor of Stent Widely Used in Coronary and Peripheral Disease, Inducted Into National ...
*  Balloon catheter
... catheter is used to compress plaque within a clogged coronary artery it is referred to as a plain old balloon angioplasty or ... Balloon catheters are also utilized in the deployment of stents during angioplasty. Balloon catheters are supplied to the cath ... Stents that are used in conjunction with a balloon catheter are known as balloon expandable stents. Ureteric balloon catheters ... Balloon catheters used in angioplasty are either of Over-the-Wire(OTW) or Rapid Exchange(Rx) design. Rx catheters nowadays are ...
*  Phosphorylcholine
The stent is inserted into the artery via a balloon angioplasty. This will dilate the diameter of the coronary artery and keep ... Drug-eluting stents (DES) are used by interventional cardiologists, operating on patients with coronary artery disease. ... to prevent the occurrence of coronary artery restenosis. The first application of this approach for use on stents evolved from ... Analysis of a phosphorylcholine-based polymer coating on a coronary stent pre- and post-implantation, Biomaterials 23 (2002), ...
*  Cypher stent
During a balloon angioplasty, the stent is inserted into the artery to provide a "scaffold" to open the artery. An anti- ... "CYPHER™ Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent - P020026". FDA.gov. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 1 Aug 2016. "J&J to ... Cypher is a brand of drug-eluting coronary stent from Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company. ...
*  Cath lab
Once a catheter is in place, it can be used to perform a number of procedures including angioplasty, PCI (percutaneous coronary ... They use a variety of techniques and imaging tools to work the size of things such as balloons and stents. Cardiac ... passing a wire and catheter into the coronary artery and selectively injecting contrast media into the coronary arteries. They ... The physiologist will also set up a temporary pacemaker if the procedure is an angioplasty or a PCI. Finally, they also set up ...
*  Andreas Gruentzig
Since the later 1990s, most angioplasties also involve a stent over the angioplasty balloon; the balloon is hydraulically ... By about 1990, lumen stenosis of the coronary arteries was more commonly treated by the angioplasty technique than by coronary ... Gruentzig's first successful coronary angioplasty treatment on an awake human was performed on 16 September 1977, in Zurich, ... He is known for being the first to develop successful balloon angioplasty for expanding lumens of narrowed arteries. He was ...