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Keywords: Angioplasty
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 3: Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering, V003T04A010, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-11661
...Abstract Abstract Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) is a medical procedure performed on patients with severe atherosclerosis to open up stenosed blood vessels by inflating a balloon at the narrowing location. In many cases of PTA, restenosis occurs post-surgery due either to elastic...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2012, Volume 7: Fluids and Heat Transfer, Parts A, B, C, and D, 3249-3255, November 9–15, 2012
Paper No: IMECE2012-93091
... Balloon-stented angioplasty is a common treatment for carotid arterial atherosclerosis. Clinical studies have shown that within 6 months of the initial procedure, 25% of stented-angioplasty patients develop restenosis, a postoperative narrowing of the artery due to plaque accumulation onto...