|Statement||edited by C.T. Dotter ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Dotter, Charles T.|
|LC Classifications||RD598.5 .P47 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 369 p. :|
|Number of Pages||369|
|LC Control Number||83019581|
Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) (NCD ) Page 2 of 13 UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Policy Guideline Approved 02/12/ Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach (Removed 09/30/) G44Z Dilation of Intracranial Artery with Drug-eluting Intraluminal Device, Percutaneous. Angioplasty or Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) are techniques used to widen the narrowing in your artery without surgery. The basic idea of angioplasty is to position a catheter with a small inflatable balloon on the end within. percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. dilatation of a blood vessel by means of a balloon catheter inserted through the skin and into the chosen vessel and then passed through the lumen of the vessel to the site of the lesion, where the balloon is inflated to flatten plaque against the artery wall. Called also PCTA. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Responsibility: Ronald E. Vlietstra, David R. Holmes, Jr.
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: Ratings of Appropriateness and Necessity by a Canadian Pane [Naylor, C. David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: Ratings of Appropriateness and . Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) remains the mainstay of revascularization whenever possible, despite the availability of atherectomy, laser, cryoplasty, and cutting and scoring balloons. From: Comprehensive Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Second Edition), Percutaneous Coronary Intervention () Definition (MSH) A family of percutaneous techniques that are used to manage CORONARY OCCLUSION, including standard balloon angioplasty (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY), the placement of intracoronary STENTS, and atheroablative technologies (e.g., ATHERECTOMY; ENDARTERECTOMY; THROMBECTOMY; PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL LASER ANGIOPLASTY). Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) also called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a minimally invasive procedure to open blocked or .