Angioplasty, Laser

Known as: Angioplasties, Laser, Laser Angioplasties, Laser angioplasty 
A technique utilizing a laser coupled to a catheter which is used in the dilatation of occluded blood vessels. This includes laser thermal… (More)

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1982-2016
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2006
2006
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of laser-assisted angioplasty for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) who were poor… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated safety and efficacy of excimer laser angioplasty for treatment of restenosed or occluded coronary… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to test whether coronary revascularization with ablation of either excimer laser or… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The increased risk of restenosis after catheter-based coronary interventions in diabetic patients has not been… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Restenosis occurs after 30% to 50% of transcatheter coronary procedures; however, the natural history and… (More)
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1992
1992
The role of excimer laser angioplasty in treating complex coronary artery disease remains uncertain. A randomized trial comparing… (More)
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1990
1990
Available preliminary clinical studies have shown that ablation of atherosclerotic plaques can be achieved by means of pulsed… (More)
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1986
1986
An experimental study was conducted in 11 patients to evaluate the immediate effects of laser recanalization during peripheral… (More)
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1985
1985
Percutaneous transluminal laser angioplasty of the peripheral arteries was performed in 16 patients with pain at rest, objective… (More)
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1982
1982
Experience with laser angioplasty in 16 coronary arteries in 9 cadaver hearts is presented. Coronary obstructions were due to… (More)
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