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Angioplasty, Balloon

"Angioplasty, Balloon" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Use of a balloon catheter for dilation of an occluded artery. It is used in treatment of arterial occlusive diseases, including renal artery stenosis and arterial occlusions in the leg. For the specific technique of BALLOON DILATION in coronary arteries, ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, CORONARY is available.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angioplasty, Balloon" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Angioplasty, Balloon" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 416 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2009 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.