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Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted

"Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1994
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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.