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AngioSculpt "EX" PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter by AngioScore, Inc.: Recall - Risk of Catheter Separation by FDA : The AngioSculpt EX Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) catheters may become separated.... This product was distributed from January 30, 2009 through December 4, 2009. BACKGROUND: The AngioSculpt PTCA...
Simplified “Life cycle” of PTCA by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Life cycle of PTCA : Let us hope it do not become extinct ! Does PTCA  , a great Innovation for mankind,  is facing a threat of  extinction ? It seems so . . . the stents  are losing its shine...
It is still a mystery . . . why we ignored this simple innovation in PTCA by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor ! Here is a new* PTCA  catheter which has a  two balloons  ,  the distal one dilates the lesion and the proximal... for  this twin balloon catheter over a decade now . (First twin balloon Gemini PTCA was used in 1988...
PTCA : Percutaneous Transluminal “Credit” Angioplasty by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor cardiac intervention. It roughly costs 100,000 rupees  for PTCA  .While  PCI is required...
Calibrated PTCA guidewires : A simple Innovation can make cardiologist life lot easier ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor !)  After all , It is a mean  task for all those mighty coronary hardware companies to add  few radio opaque rings to all  PTCA...
Use of transluminal c ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven   Use of transluminal coronary angioplasty, or PTCA, a procedure for opening blocked arteries in patients with coronary artery disease, is now used nearly three times more often than the older...
Landmark articles : New Orleans and the “ASD” connection by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor It was those great  years  1974 -1976.  Even before the concept of  PTCA was born, few  committed cardiologists  of New  Orleans were on a mission. Closing the ASD in cath lab. They  achieved it successfully...
Is plain balloon angiopasty(POBA) a dead concept ? If so who killed it ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor When  PTCA was introduced  by Gruntzig  in 1977 the whole world was awestruck. All he did was . . . to dilate a coronary stenosis with a balloon. No scaffolding  was ever thought off at that time...
PMA Final Decisions for April 2010 by FDA Apex Monorail and Over-the-Wire PTCA Catheters Boston Scientific Corporation Maple Grove, MN 55311.... P860019/S251 4/6/10 Maverick XL PTCA Dilatation Catheter Boston Scientific Corporation Maple Grove, MN...
PMA Final Decisions for September 2010 by FDA PTCA Catheters (Maverick 2, Maverick®, Maverick® XL, Quantum™ Maverick®, and APEX®) Boston Scientific... 9/8/10 Maverick 2™ Monorail® PTCA Dilation Catheters Boston Scientific Corporation Maple Grove, MN...

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