Atherectomy

Known as: Transluminal Atherectomy, Percutaneous, Percutaneous Atherectomy, Atherectomies 
Endovascular procedure in which atheromatous plaque is excised by a cutting or rotating catheter. It differs from balloon and laser angioplasty… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES Our objective in this research was the evaluation of the long-term results after directional atherectomy using the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Aim of this trial was to compare rotational atherectomy followed by balloon angioplasty (rotablation [ROTA] group… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND There is accumulating data that acute coronary syndromes relate to recent onset activation of inflammation affecting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Patients with an activated renin-angiotensin system (RAS) or genetic alterations of the RAS are at increased risk of… (More)
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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… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Recently, long-term constriction of the vessel has been suggested as an alternative mechanism of restenosis after… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Blockade of the platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor with abciximab (a monoclonal-antibody Fab fragment directed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
To further investigate a proposed relationship between Chlamydia pneumoniae and coronary heart disease, coronary atheromas were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Rupture of atherosclerotic plaques is probably the most important mechanism underlying the sudden onset of acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to extend the results of a quantitative model originally developed for restenosis after… (More)
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