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Angioplasty, Balloon

Known as: Balloon Angioplasty, angioplasty balloon, Arterial Dilations, Transluminal 
A procedure to enlarge the opening in a blood vessel that has become narrowed or blocked by plaque (a buildup of fat and cholesterol on the inner… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES This study sought to define the impact of paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty for treatment of drug-eluting stent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background— Sustained benefits of drug-eluting stents in femoropopliteal arteries have not been demonstrated. This prospective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND A 2005 interim analysis of the Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial showed that in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Background— Primary stenting with self-expanding nitinol stents of the superficial femoral artery yielded improved morphological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Because stent implantation for disease of the superficial femoral artery has been associated with high rates of late… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BASIL trial participants* Summary Background The treatment of rest pain, ulceration, and gangrene of the leg (severe limb… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (endovascular treatment) can be used to treat carotid stenosis, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Patients with hypertension and renal-artery stenosis are often treated with percutaneous transluminal renal… 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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