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Balloon Angioplasty Summary

Description: Use of a balloon catheter for dilation of an occluded artery. It is used in treatment of arterial occlusive diseases, including renal artery stenosis and arterial occlusions in the leg. For the specific technique of BALLOON DILATION in coronary arteries, ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, CORONARY is available.

Also Known As: Angioplasty, Balloon; Dilation, Transluminal Arterial; Arterial Dilation, Transluminal; Arterial Dilations, Transluminal; Dilations, Transluminal Arterial Show All >>

Networked: 2710 relevant articles (192 outcomes, 271 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Balloon Angioplasty is Relevant

  1. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 66 outcomes 56 studies in 841 results
  2. Myocardial Infarction : 14 outcomes 43 studies in 193 results
  3. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 11 outcomes 13 studies in 207 results
  4. Aortic Coarctation : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 98 results
  5. Renal Artery Obstruction (Renal Artery Stenosis) : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 65 results
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Drugs Related to Balloon Angioplasty

  1. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  2. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  3. Coarctation of the aorta
  4. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  5. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)
  6. abciximab (ReoPro)
  7. Sirolimus (Rapamycin)
  8. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  9. Papaverine
  10. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
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Therapies Related to Balloon Angioplasty

  1. Stents
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
  4. Catheters
  5. Atherectomy
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