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Laser angioplasty.
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PMID:  2962319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Clinical trials for Argon Laser angioplasty of patients with severe ischemia of the lower extremities are presented. All instances were limited to those in whom no conventional reconstructive operation was ideal. Laser angioplasty proved to be beneficial when used in conjunction with standard vascular surgical procedures under appropriate conditions. The short term evaluation was favorable; however, a long term study must be followed and completed prior to routine use of laser angioplasty.
T Matsumoto; D Naide; C Schafer; A S Harad; J DuPree; Y Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics     Volume:  166     ISSN:  0039-6087     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-25     Completed Date:  1988-02-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101370     Medline TA:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-1192.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / surgery*
Femoral Artery / surgery*
Laser Therapy / methods*
Middle Aged
Popliteal Artery / surgery*

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