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Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted

MeSH ID: D017222

DEFINITION: Techniques using laser energy in combination with a balloon catheter to perform angioplasty. These procedures can take several forms including: 1, laser fiber delivering the energy while the inflated balloon centers the fiber and occludes the blood flow; 2, balloon angioplasty immediately following laser angioplasty; or 3, laser energy transmitted through angioplasty balloons that contain an internal fiber.

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adverse effects [Q000009] ; classification [Q000145] ; contraindications [Q000744] ; economics [Q000191] ; education [Q000193] ; ethics [Q000941] ; history [Q000266] ; instrumentation [Q000295] ; legislation & jurisprudence [Q000331] ; methods [Q000379] ; mortality [Q000401] ; nursing [Q000451] ; psychology [Q000523] ; rehabilitation [Q000534] ; standards [Q000592] ; statistics & numerical data [Q000706] ; trends [Q000639] ; utilization [Q000656] ; veterinary [Q000662]

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