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*  Intra-aortic balloon pump
Placing the balloon too distal from the aortic arch may induce occlusion of the renal artery and subsequent kidney failure. ... 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 ...
*  Angioplasty
A deflated balloon attached to a catheter (a balloon catheter) is passed over a guide-wire into the narrowed vessel and then ... A small vessel diameter, the presence of posterior calcification, occlusion, hematoma, or a bypass origin[clarification needed ... A stent may be inserted at the time of ballooning to ensure the vessel remains open, and the balloon is then deflated and ... To treat a narrowing in a blood vessel, a wire is passed through the stenosis in the vessel and a balloon on a catheter is ...
*  Ulrich Sigwart
Ischemic events during coronary artery balloon occlusion. In: Rutishauser W, Roskamm H, eds. Silent Myocardial Ischemia. Berlin ... gave an interesting account of the clinical use of stents to prevent occlusion and restenosis. Sigwart's work also provided him ... In a 1987 paper entitled 'Intravascular stents to prevent occlusion and restenosis after transluminal angioplasty', Sigwart et ... he published a landmark paper on the use intravascular stents in humans to prevent occlusion and re-stenosis after angioplasty ...
*  London's Air Ambulance
"REBOA: Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta". Retrieved 12 August 2016. "World's first pre-hospital REBOA ... In 2014 London's Air Ambulance performed the first pre-hospital Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta ( ... "Balloon surgery stops fatal bleeding at roadside". BBC News. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2016. "Portable brain scanner ...
*  Endovascular and hybrid trauma and bleeding management
REBOA, also called Aortic Balloon Occlusion (ABO), is a powerful endovascular tool that inflates an intra-aortic balloon ... Hörer TM, Skoog P, Pirouzram A, Nilsson KE, Larzon T (October 2016). "[A small case series of aortic balloon occlusion in ... Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) for hemorrhage control, angioembolization and stent grafts ... February 2016). "[Aorta Balloon occlusion in trauma: three cases demonstrating multidisciplinary approach already on patient's ...
*  Ischemia-reperfusion injury of the appendicular musculoskeletal system
The Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) device achieves this as well. By design, these devices ...
*  Embolization
Therefore, some surgeons will use a balloon occlusion catheter to stop the blood flow and allow time for ethanol to work. ... detachable balloon - Treats AVF and aneurysms. These balloons are simply implanted in a target vessel, then filled with saline ... The blood stops and endothelium grows around the balloon until the vessel fibroses. The balloon may be hypertonic relative to ... The coil itself will not cause mechanical occlusion. Since it is made of metal, it is easily seen in radiographic images. The ...
*  Interventional neuroradiology
The first treatments: balloon occlusion The first to carry out a true endovascular treatment was Charles Dotter, the father of ... The coils replace the balloons Between the end of the '80s and the beginning of the '90s, INR was suddenly revolutioned after ... The first treatment was performed in 1970 in Moscow, with the occlusion of an internal carotid to treat a carotid-cavernous ... In the 1970s Fedor Serbinenko developed a technique for closing aneurysms with balloons that were released into the internal ...
*  Protected percutaneous coronary intervention
... consists of an occlusion balloon which is inflated distally allowing protected PCI has recently become available. ,access-date ... Medicine portal Intra-aortic balloon pump Seldinger technique Impella Acute cardiac unloading Remondino, Andrea; Christian ... Randomized Clinical Trial of Hemodynamic Support With Impella 2.5 Versus Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Patients Undergoing High- ... group undergoing protected primary PCI presented unaltered CFI during the second as compared to the first coronary occlusion. ...
*  Aortic rupture
An aortic occlusion balloon can be placed to stabilize the patient and prevent further blood loss prior to the induction of ...
*  Esophageal atresia
Owing to proximity, pouch ballooning can cause tracheal occlusion. Severe hypoxia ("dying spells") follows and medical ... After the ends of the esophagus have stretched enough to touch, the upper magnet is replaced by one without a balloon and the ... The newer method uses permanent magnets and a balloon. The magnets are inserted into the upper pouch via the baby's mouth or ... The distance between the magnets is controlled by a balloon in the upper pouch, between the end of the pouch and the magnet. ...
*  Collateralization
Using PTCA, Rentrop demonstrated that collateral vessel filling jumps dramatically during coronary occlusion by balloon ... "Changes in collateral filling immediately after controlled coronary artery occlusion by an angioplasty balloon in human ... Within ninety seconds of occlusion, the pressure gradient between the segment of the coronary vessel distal to the occlusion ... Most observers agree that a 90% occlusion is necessary to bring about transformation in the absence of other factors, though a ...
*  Dhabihah
... leading to occlusion of the wound (or "ballooning" as it is known in the slaughtering trade). Nick Cohen wrote in the New ... In one group of calves, 62.5 per cent suffered from ballooning. Even if the cut to the neck is clean, blood is carried to the ... Statesman, "Occlusions slow blood loss from the carotids and delay the decline in blood pressure that prevents the suffering ...
*  Shechita
... "ballooning" as it is known in the slaughtering trade). Occlusions slow blood loss from the carotids and delay the decline in ... In one group of calves, 62.5 per cent suffered from ballooning. Even if the slaughterman is a master of his craft and the cut ... After the throat is cut, large clots can form at the severed ends of the carotid arteries, leading to occlusion of the wound ( ...
*  Limb infarction
... percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy is a rapid and effective way of removing thromboembolic occlusions. Balloon thrombectomy ... In the arms, balloon thrombectomy is an effective treatment for thromboemboli as well. However, local thrombi from ... Thus, resting the affected limb should delay onset of infarction substantially after arterial occlusion. Low molecular weight ... "Percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy in the treatment of lower extremity thromboembolic occlusions". Diagn Interv Radiol. 16 (1 ...
*  Ureteric balloon catheter
... an improved method for treating challenging ureteroileal anastomotic strictures and occlusions", Br J Radiol., 80: 103-106, doi ... A ureteric balloon catheter is a balloon catheter intended for treating strictures of the ureter. In fact it is a double J ... During the healing process urine drains through the wide central lumen while the balloon remains inflated. The ureteric balloon ... The balloon is inflated by an injection of contrast medium via sideport of the pusher and remains in situ while the expanded ...
*  Carotid-cavernous fistula
Direct CCF may be treated by occlusion of the affected cavernous sinus (coils, balloon, liquid agents), or by reconstruction of ... may help in classifying CCF into dural and direct type and thus formulate a strategy to treat it either by a balloon or coil or ... the damaged internal carotid artery (stent, coils or liquid agents). Indirect CCF may be treated by occlusion of the affected ...
*  Left atrial appendage occlusion
... after introducing a balloon in the LAA from the inside surface of the heart (endocardium). The LAA can also be surgically ... January 2003). "Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): a randomized clinical trial of left atrial appendage occlusion ... Another device termed PLAATO (percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion) was the first LAA occlusion device, ... August 2005). "Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): results of a randomized controlled pilot study of left atrial ...
*  Scanning Fiber Endoscope (SFE)
There are 800,000 Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO) per year in the USA. Due to difficulty, only 25% of these occlusions receive ... 500,000 balloon angioplasty/stent/coronary procedures; 1M coronary catheterizations Recent successes in acute stroke care are ...
*  Pulmonary wedge pressure
... or pulmonary artery occlusion pressure or PAOP), is the pressure measured by wedging a pulmonary catheter with an inflated ... since capillary hydrostatic pressure exceeds wedge pressure once the balloon is deflated (to promote a gradient for forward ... balloon into a small pulmonary arterial branch. It estimates the left atrial pressure. [Pulmonary venous wedge pressure (PVWP) ...
*  Embolectomy
Possible complications of balloon embolectomy include intimal lesions, which can lead to another thrombosis. The vessel may ... Embolectomy is an emergency procedure often as the last resort because permanent occlusion of a significant blood flow to an ... Typically this is done by inserting a catheter with an inflatable balloon attached to its tip into an artery, passing the ... It is a rapid and effective way of removing thrombi in thromboembolic occlusions of the limb arteries below the inguinal ...
*  Active contour model
The balloon model introduces an inflation term into the forces acting on the snake F i n f l a t i o n = k 1 n → ( s ) {\ ... The diffusion snake model addresses the sensitivity of snakes to noise, clutter, and occlusion. It implements a modification of ... The balloon model addresses these problems with the default active contour model: The snake is not attracted to distant edges. ... Three issues arise from using the balloon model: Instead of shrinking, the snake expands into the minima and will not find ...
*  Drug-eluting stent
Stent occlusion because of thrombosis may occur during the procedure, in the following days, or later. The presence of thrombi ... High-pressure balloon expansion of the stent to ensure its full apposition to the arterial wall, combined with drug therapy ... 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 ...
*  Reperfusion therapy
The angioplasty uses the insertion of a balloon to open up the artery, with the possible additional use of one or more stents. ... Coronary artery bypass surgery involves an artery or vein from the patient being implanted to bypass narrowings or occlusions ... This time is referred to as the door-to-balloon time. Few hospitals can provide an angioplasty within the 90 minute interval, ... In some settings, an extraction catheter may be used to attempt to aspirate (remove) the thrombus prior to balloon angioplasty ...
*  Renovascular hypertension
Jenks, Sara; Yeoh, Su Ern; Conway, Bryan R; Jenks, Sara (2014). "Balloon angioplasty, with and without stenting, versus medical ... In most people fibromuscular dysplasia or atherosclerosis is the reason for the occlusion of a renal artery which ultimately ... balloon angioplasty did show a small improvement in blood pressure . Surgery can include percutaneous surgical ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
In general, occlusions greater than 70% of the width of the vessel lumen are thought to require intervention. However, in cases ... This is also the procedure used in balloon septostomy, which is the widening of a foramen ovale, patent foramen ovale (PFO), or ... This technique is also used to assess the amount of occlusion (or blockage) in a coronary artery, often described as a ... Once the catheter is in place, it can be used to perform a number of procedures including, coronary angioplasty, balloon ...
*  Arterial embolism
Thromboaspiration Angioplasty with balloon catheterization with or without implanting a stent Balloon catheterization or open ... making affected areas more vulnerable for sudden occlusion by embolisation than for e.g. gradual occlusion as in ... Intra-arterial thrombolysis reduces thromboembolic occlusion by 95% in 50% of cases, and restores adequate blood flow in 50% to ...