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It has been designed for multiple cardiovascular applications, including coronary angioplasty, lead extraction, peripheral vascular angioplasty, as well as crossing total occlusions.
A preliminary report of the total occlusion cases performed at Washington Hospital Center, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, and St.
The functional reserve of collaterals supplying long-term chronic total coronary occlusions in patients without prior myocardial infarction.
Carotid Doppler ultrasonography showed complete occlusion of the right common carotid artery (CCA) and internal carotid artery (ICA).
The infusion was stopped, the needle removed, and the occlusion continued for an additional 50 minutes.
a medical device company focused on coronary and peripheral catheter-based systems for chronic total occlusion (CTO) recanalization, announced the completion of the FAST-CTOs study.
DSA demonstrated occlusion of the right vertebral artery, occlusion of the left vertebral artery proximal to the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA), reconstitution of the vertebrobasilar confluence distal to the PICA, and occlusion of the remainder of the basilar artery with filling of the basilar tip via the posterior communicating artery.
The sensitivities and specificities of various ECG criteria in the posterior, right ventricular, and standard 12 leads for differentiating occlusions of the circumflex artery from RCA occlusions are summarized in the Table.
Reports in the literature on the effects of tracheotomy tube occlusion on a person's ability to swallow safely have varied.
Compared with areas of vessel narrowing (stenoses), chronic occlusions are typically longer and contain larger, denser masses of plaque.
Distal occlusions can be reached with the guide wire but they cannot be treated as easily because the width of the fallopian tube as it nears the ovary can be as much as 15 mm, but it is less than half a millimeter on the proximal end near the uterus, he explained.
Loss of depth perception is a common occurrence with retinal vein occlusions because the patient can see clearly only with one eye.