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Ultrasonic angioplasty
Author(s): Robert J. Siegel
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Paper Abstract

Over the past 3 years we have developed a percutaneous ultrasonic angioplasty device and recently applied it in human peripheral arteries. This paper describes some of the background preceding the development of intravascular ultrasound for arterial recanalization. The chronology of our development of ultrasonic angioplasty is discussed from in vitro studies on atherosclerotic plaque to in vivo studies in canine models with differing types of arterial occlusions (thrombotic fibrotic calcific-atherosclerotic) and to initial human application. SPIE Vol. 1321 Modern Technologies Applied to Medical Practice (1989) / 69

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1321, Modern Technologies Applied to Medical Practice, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22363
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Robert J. Siegel, UCLA School of Medicine/Cedars (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1321:
Modern Technologies Applied to Medical Practice

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