3 edition of Laser angioplasty found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Timothy A. Sanborn.|
|Contributions||Sanborn, Timothy A.|
|LC Classifications||RD598.5 .S26 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 121 p. :|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||88027214|
This book reviews the current status of laser angioplasty, emphasizing the evolution of the technique in experimental and clinical practice. The book is edited and written (6 of the 12 chapters) by Timothy A. Sanborn, MD, a respected pioneer in the development of percutaneous peripheral and coronary artery applications of the method. OBJECTIVES This study evaluated safety and efficacy of excimer laser angioplasty for treatment of restenosed or occluded coronary stents. BACKGROUND Balloon angioplasty of in-stent restenosis is limited by a high recurrence rate. Debulking by laser angioplasty is a novel concept to treat in-stent restenosis. METHODS A total of patients with restenoses or Cited by:
laser angioplasty. Laser angioplasty is a technique used to open coronary arteries blocked by plaque. In a laser angioplasty procedure, a tube known as a catheter is inserted into an artery, then moved to the blockage; once there, a laser at the tip of the tube sends pulsating beams of light to vaporize the plaque. Laser Medicine & Surgery News & Advances ;34–8. Crossref ; Cook SI, Eigler NL, Shefer A, et al. Percutaneous excimer laser coronary angioplasty of lesions not ideal for balloon angioplasty. Circulation ;–3. Crossref | PubMed; Koster R, Kahler J, Brockhoff C, et al. Laser coronary angioplasty: history, present and : John Rawlins, Jehangir Din, Suneel Talwar, Peter O’Kane.
The LACI multi-centre trial was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of excimer laser angioplasty for patients with lower extremity CLI who were poor candidates for surgical revascularisation. 13 patients with critically ischaemic limbs were prospectively enrolled, and the diagnosis of CLI was based on ischaemic rest pain or by non. Angioplasty may be the best way to dilate the affected artery and restore proper blood flow. During a laser angioplasty procedure a thin, flexible catheter is inserted into the coronary artery through either the femoral artery in your leg or the radial artery in your wrist. The catheter guides the laser on its tip to the site of the blockage.
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Learn about laser angioplasty, in which a laser is used to. Notice: Users may be experiencing issues with displaying some pages on We are working closely with our technical teams to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. The Peripheral Excimer Laser Angioplasty (PELA) study was a multicenter, prospective, randomized trial comparing laser atherectomy with angioplasty versus angioplasty alone for long superficial femoral artery occlusions.
16 Procedural success was 85% in the laser group and 91% in the angioplasty-alone group. Complication rates were similar, and.
Although laser-assisted angioplasty is becoming increasingly common, there has been no definitive report, drawing its data from a significant patient population, regarding the complications of this technique.
Laser angioplasty book define and enumerate such adverse results, Cited by: 5. Primer on laser angioplasty [Robert Ginsburg, Herbert J. Geschwind] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Focusing on the use of percutaneous excimer laser coronary angioplasty, this book provides a basic foundation in lasers and their application to cardiovascular disease for physicians who have little familiarity or limited experience with laser : Robert Ginsburg, Herbert J.
Geschwind. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laser angioplasty. New York: Liss, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Excimer Laser Angioplasty, utilizing a laser system initially developed for satellite-based atmospheric studies, is now a powerful instrument for treating heart disease.
Excimer laser technology was initially pioneered at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laser angioplasty book for remote sensing of the ozone layer. Other laser types are too hot for delicate coronary surgery and could damage. Since the development of the first laser generator by Maiman inlaser energy has gained increased interest and has subsequently been used in various fields of applica tion.
Due to its high energy density, combined with a sharply defined irradiation field, laser has aroused great expectations, especially since laser beams have been used very successfully in various fields.
Coronary Laser Angioplasty (Series in Interventional Cardiology) First Edition by Frank Litvack (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN.
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Angioplasty, also known as balloon angioplasty and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), is a minimally invasive endovascular procedure used to widen narrowed or obstructed arteries or veins, typically to treat arterial atherosclerosis.
A deflated balloon attached to a catheter (a balloon catheter) is passed over a guide-wire into the narrowed vessel and then inflated to a fixed :ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The physical and biological basis for laser angioplasty; laser-tissue interaction; catheters for laser angioplasty - design considerations; technique and patient selection for excimer laser coronary angioplasty; results of laser. Read "Coronary Laser Angioplasty An Update" by available from Rakuten Kobo.
Since the development of the first laser generator by Maiman inlaser energy has gained increased interest and has Brand: Steinkopff.
Outline of the procedure. Percutaneous laser coronary angioplasty aims to penetrate plaque within coronary arteries that is not amenable to standard techniques such as balloon angioplasty or stenting alone. A thin, flexible fibre-optic catheter connected to a laser-generating source outside the body is introduced via the femoral artery.
Laser Angioplasty (also known as excimer laser coronary angioplasty) is a technique that can be used to open coronary arteries blocked by plaque.A catheter with a laser at its tip is inserted into an artery.
Then it’s advanced through the artery to the blockage. When the laser is in position, it emits pulsating beams of light that vaporize the plaque. Reasons for PTCA Reasons for a Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Reasons for a Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) PTCA is performed to restore coronary artery blood flow when the narrowed artery is in a location that can be reached in this manner.
Not all coronary artery disease can be treated with PTCA. Laser balloon angioplasty, therefore, permits the application of heat (generated by the laser source) and pressure (by balloon inflations) to thermally weld tissue during coronary angioplasty. The system uses an Nd: YAG laser and a modified coronary balloon angioplasty catheter.
Coronary Laser Angioplasty An Update. Editors: Karsch, K.R., Haase, K.K. (Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eB59 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free; Included format: PDF, EPUB; ebooks can be used on all reading devices.
A careful review of the literature covering various aspects of applications of lasers in science and technology reveals that lasers are being applied very widely throughout the entire gamut of physical medicine.
After surveying the current developments taking place in the field of medical applications of lasers, it was considered appropriate to bring together these efforts of.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Coronary Laser Angioplasty by K. Karsch,Springer, Karsch K R edition, paperback. Angioplasty, Laser What the Procedure Does.
Similar to angioplasty except that the catheter has a laser tip that opens the blocked artery. Pulsating beams of light vaporize the plaque buildup.
Reason for the Procedure. Increases blood flow through blocked arteries. Artificial Heart Valve Surgery (Also known as Heart Valve Replacement Surgery). Laser coronary angioplasty may also be useful after a failed balloon angioplasty and in patients with chronic total occlusions.
The potential advantages of combining laser coronary angioplasty with vaporization of thrombus in patients with acute coronary syndromes are currently under by:. Angioplasty Definition Angioplasty is a term describing a procedure used to widen vessels narrowed by stenoses or occlusions.
There are various types of these procedures and their names are associated with the type of vessel entry and equipment used. For example, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) describes entry through the skin (percutaneous.Excimer laser angioplasty.
Goodkind J(1), Coombs V, Golobic RA. Author information: (1)Neuronavigational Corp., Sewell, NJ. Excimer laser angioplasty is one of the newest procedures being used in interventional cardiology. Because of persistently high rates of restenosis with conventional balloon angioplasty (which may be attributed to the Cited by: Laser Angioplasty - Duration: Life Systems Medical Austra views.
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