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Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty) Summary

Description: Dilation of an occluded coronary artery (or arteries) by means of a balloon catheter to restore myocardial blood supply.

Also Known As: Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty; Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary; Balloon Dilation, Coronary Artery; Transluminal Coronary Balloon Dilation; Angioplasties, Coronary Balloon Show All >>

Networked: 2644 relevant articles (114 outcomes, 325 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Coronary Balloon Angioplasty is Relevant

  1. Myocardial Infarction : 42 outcomes 144 studies in 929 results
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis) : 19 outcomes 30 studies in 320 results
  3. Unstable Angina : 13 outcomes 22 studies in 189 results
  4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 254 results
  5. Myocardial Ischemia (Ischemic Heart Diseases) : 7 outcomes 19 studies in 138 results
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Drugs Related to Coronary Balloon Angioplasty

  1. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  2. Streptokinase
  3. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)
  4. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  5. Glycoproteins (Glycoprotein)
  6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  7. Calcium
  8. Dipyridamole (Persantine)
  9. bivalirudin (Angiomax)
  10. atorvastatin (Lipitor)
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Therapies Related to Coronary Balloon Angioplasty

  1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  2. Thrombolytic Therapy
  3. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Stents
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