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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
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Although percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a highly effective procedure to reduce the severity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Time to treatment with thrombolytic therapy is a critical determinant of mortality in acute myocardial infarction… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The multicentre, randomised Benestent-II study investigated a strategy of implantation of a heparin-coated Palmar… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND The clinical benefit of coronary-artery stenting performed in conjunction with coronary angioplasty is limited by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Balloon-expandable coronary-artery stents were developed to prevent coronary restenosis after coronary angioplasty… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Coronary-stent placement is a new technique in which a balloon-expandable, stainless-steel, slotted tube is implanted… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Directional coronary atherectomy is a new technique of coronary revascularization by which atherosclerotic plaque is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background. Severity of coronary artery stenosis has been defined in terms of geometric dimensions, pressure gradient‐flow… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Transluminal coronary angioplasty can serve as a model for controlled coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion which enables… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
In percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, a catheter system is introduced through a systemic artery under local… Expand
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