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Balloon Dilatation Catheter

  • Huajuan Mao
  • Junmin Bao
  • Zhiyong Chen
  • Jian Dong
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Abstract

Balloon catheters are main devices for endovascular treatment, and, based on the features of their delivery systems, they can be classified into two types, i.e., the over-the-wire (OTW) type and the rapid exchange system (RX) type. This chapter provides a tabular summary of the names, brands, compliances, and specifications of balloon catheters, as well as their adapter wires, adapter sheaths, bursting pressures, shafts, and other adapter devices. After that, it elaborates on their structures and features based on balloons of different brands.

Keywords

Balloon catheter Adapter device Structure and features Model types 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Huajuan Mao
    • 1
  • Junmin Bao
    • 1
  • Zhiyong Chen
    • 2
  • Jian Dong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryChanghai Hospital, Second Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryThe First Hospital, Anhui Medical UniversityAnhuiChina

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