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absorb, bioresorbable stents

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ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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guidewire, CTO

Physicians have new tools for treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for guidewires and balloon dilation catheters for...

Tiny guide wires are designed to navigate vessels to reach a lesion or vessel segment. Once the tip of the device arrives at its destination, it acts as a guide that larger catheters can rapidly...

Coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) are found in about one-third of patients who undergo angiography.(1) Most of these patients are referred to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery or...

The success or failure of coronary intervention starts with a winning combination of guiding catheter and coronary guidewire, which gives the operator the optimal support and stability to...