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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of laser-assisted angioplasty for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) who were poor… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to test whether coronary revascularization with ablation of either excimer laser or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The increased risk of restenosis after catheter-based coronary interventions in diabetic patients has not been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND This study determined the clinical safety, mechanisms, and 6-month results of excimer laser angioplasty (ELCA)+adjunct… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Restenosis occurs after 30% to 50% of transcatheter coronary procedures; however, the natural history and… Expand
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1989
1989
Coronary luminal changes induced by percutaneous balloon or laser coronary angioplasty were examined angioscopically in 10… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Percutaneous transluminal laser angioplasty of the peripheral arteries was performed in 16 patients with pain at rest, objective… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Endoscopic laser ablation of atheroma using continuous wave lasers is limited by imprecise control of thermal ablation, resulting… Expand
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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… Expand
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