Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
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Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty a literature review and ratings of appropriateness and necessity

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English


  • Transluminal angioplasty.,
  • Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary.,
  • Risk Factors.

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StatementLee H. Hilborne ... [et al.].
ContributionsHilborne, Lee H., 1956-, New York (State). Cardiac Advisory Committee., Rand Corporation.
LC ClassificationsRD598.5 .P472 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1551889M
ISBN 100833011766
LC Control Number91031744

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Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty of Coronary Arteries Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty — a Critical Review of its Clinical Application A. R. Grüntzig, J. W. Hurst, C. R. Hatcher. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Responsibility: Ronald E. Vlietstra, David R. Holmes, Jr. This volume contains the proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Coronary Heart Disease, held in Frankfurt/Federal Republic of Germany. In , when the fIrst symposium was held, the whole range of diagnostic and therapeutic measures was covered, but since then interest in coronary Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and. Justin A. Kinsella, David J. Gladstone, in Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine (Fifth Edition), Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty was found to have an overall mortality of percent in a large series of more t patients. Of the who died, low-output failure was the most common cause (66% of.

Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) (NCD ) Page 1 of 13 and coronary arteries. Guidelines Medicare covers PTA of the carotid artery concurrent with carotid stent placement when furnished in accordance with percutaneous, including angioplasty. Angioplasty or Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) are techniques used to widen the narrowing in your artery without surgery. The basic idea of angioplasty is to position a catheter with a .   Percutaneous coronary intervention, also known as coronary angioplasty, opens narrowed coronary arteries. In this procedure, doctors insert a long, thin tube called a catheter in an artery in the groin or wrist and thread it to the affected artery using X-ray imaging. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty involves inserting a balloon catheter into a narrow or occluded blood vessel to recanalize and dilate the vessel by inflating the balloon. The objective of PTA is to improve the blood flow through the diseased segment of a vessel so that vessel patency is increased and embolization is Size: 53KB.

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) also called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a minimally invasive procedure to open blocked or stenosed coronary . A family of percutaneous techniques that are used to manage CORONARY OCCLUSION, including standard balloon angioplasty (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY), the placement of intracoronary STENTS, and atheroablative technologies (e.g., ATHERECTOMY; ENDARTERECTOMY; THROMBECTOMY; PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL LASER ANGIOPLASTY). Cite this entry as: () Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA). In: Kreutzer J.S., DeLuca J., Caplan B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. Coronary angioplasty (PTCA for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty) is an alternative way of bringing fresh blood to the heart other than open coronary bypass. During this procedure, a wire is placed into the artery in the groin and advanced toward the heart with the guidance of X-rays. A small balloon follows over the wire and is being inflated in the Continue Reading.