Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary

Known as: balloon angioplasty, Coronary Balloon Angioplasties, Coronary Angioplasty, Transluminal Balloon 
Dilation of an occluded coronary artery (or arteries) by means of a balloon catheter to restore myocardial blood supply.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Drug-eluting stents reduce restenosis in coronary arteries, but clinical trials have failed to prove their efficacy in… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Regular exercise in patients with stable coronary artery disease has been shown to improve myocardial perfusion and to… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Experimental data suggest that bone marrow-derived cells may contribute to the healing of myocardial infarction (MI… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Inflammation has been suggested to play a role in vascular lesion formation after angioplasty. Whereas previous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Although percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a highly effective procedure to reduce the severity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Despite the increasing use of stents, few reports have described human coronary artery morphology early and late after… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Diabetes is a major risk factor for restenosis after coronary balloon angioplasty. Recent studies have shown that… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Coronary-stent placement is a new technique in which a balloon-expandable, stainless-steel, slotted tube is implanted… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Transluminal coronary angioplasty can serve as a model for controlled coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion which enables… (More)
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