Laser angioplasty: 1988
While laser angioplasty has the potential to serve as an adjunct to alternative conventional angioplasty by recanalizing chronic total occlusions (1) and reducing restenosis (2, 3), a great deal of work is still required to solve the two main problems with the cardiovascular use of laser, namely, vessel perforation and small recanalized channels which have poor long-term patency.
KeywordsBalloon Angioplasty Superficial Femoral Artery Laser Probe Chronic Total Occlusion Laser Angioplasty
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