Left Ventricular Thromboembolic Occlusion of the Popliteal Artery Treated Nonoperatively with Local Urokinase Infusion-- A Case Report
- Catheter-Directed Urokinase Thrombolysis: An Adjunct To PTA/Surgery for Management of Lower Extremity Thromboembolic Disease. Jolyon D. Schilling; Gerald D. Pond; Maureen M. Mulcahy; Kenneth E. McIntyre; Glenn C. Hunter; Victor M. Bernhard // Angiology;Oct1994, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p851
Catheter-directed thrombolysis was used either alone or as an adjunct to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) or surgery for peripheral vascular occlusion on 112 occasions in 102 patients. Symptom duration ranged from < one to > twenty-eight days. Thrombolytic therapy using urokinase...
- Heparin-Releasing Intravascular Guidewires. Hanssen, Hans J.L.; Koole, Leo H. // Medical Device Technology;Sep2002, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p20
Reports on the development of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) guidewire that releases heparin from the lubricous hydrophilic coating on its distal part. Components of the PTCA equipment; Incorporation of heparin in the SlipSkin coating; Use of the coating as platform for...
- Haziness on Coronary Angiogram After Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Evaluated with Angioscopy. Kanamasa, Ken; Ishikawa, Kinji // Angiology;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p171
Identifies the structural changes resulting in haziness after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Recognition of angiographic haziness; Implication of haziness for angiography; Role of white thrombus in increasing haziness.
- Angioplasty may be safer, more effective than thrombolysis. // Geriatrics;Feb1993, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p71
This article focuses on a multicenter study which reports that percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) may be a safe alternative to thrombolytic patients with myocardial infraction (MI). The Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction trial included 395 patients who presented with...
- Percutaneous Closure of AVF After TE. Endrys, Jiri // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1997, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p317
Discusses a research on percutaneous closure of acute venous (AV) fistula after thromboembolism. Performance of the ipsilateral approach for patients; Comparison of patients with balloon closure of the AV fistula; Performance of balloon venous angioplasty in patients.
- Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis. Bontas, Ecaterina; Timofte, Delia; Caparros, Mario Parreno; Ionescu, Dorin; Bartos, Daniela; Olteanu, Dan; Dorobantu, Maria // Maedica - a Journal of Clinical Medicine;2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p123
Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) refers to thrombosis of the axillary and/or of the subclavian veins of the thoracic aperture. Based on pathogenesis UEDVT is classified as primary and secondary. Primary UEDVT is a rare disorder represented by Paget-Schroetter syndrome (or...
- A balloon goes bust. Gotthardt, Melissa // Men's Health;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p32
Presents an overview of the ballon angioplasty procedure also known as cardiac catheterization. How the surgery is performed; Problems that have arisen; Comments from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology; Suggestions to follow if your doctor recommends surgery.
- Angioplasty improves, but survival rates don't. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;12/16/96, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p7
Explains the finding that cardiologists in the United States are becoming more skilled at performing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the elderly, but have not improved survival rates. Rates of death at six months post-hospital; Possible factors for the survival rate.
- Special-delivery balloon. // Men's Health;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p108
Reports that doctors at the University of Texas have pioneered a type of balloon angioplasty that keeps newly cleared arteries from closing again.