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Holmium:YAG laser coronary angioplasty: results of a multicenter registry
Author(s): On Topaz M.D.
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Paper Abstract

To date, 1201 symptomatic patients with significant coronary artery disease were treated with the mid IR holmium:YAG (2.1 micron) laser in a multicenter study. Updated results of this study, as presented herein, substantiate the important role of this laser in treatment of lesions not ideal for conventional balloon angioplasty. This device is a safe and effective means of coronary revascularization.

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Date Published: 12 July 1994
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2130, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiovascular Interventions IV, (12 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179920
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On Topaz M.D., Medical College of Virginia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2130:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiovascular Interventions IV
George S. Abela M.D., Editor(s)

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