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Six-month follow-up after thermal balloon angioplasty in canine iliac arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1833058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed thermal balloon angioplasty in 10 iliac arteries in 5 mongrel dogs. By perfusing a modified angioplasty balloon with hot (100 degrees C) saline, a mean balloon temperature of 84 degrees C was obtained. Angiographic and histologic follow-up at 6 months revealed no thrombosis or aneurysm formation but it did reveal fibrotic transformation of the media. Initial overdilatation was maintained in 9 of 10 arteries. We conclude that medial sclerosis induced by thermal balloon angioplasty does not result in aneurysm or thrombosis in dogs.
A H Cragg; T P Smith; S Landas; N Nakagawa; W Barnhart; S C DeJong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    1991 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-21     Completed Date:  1991-11-21     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  230-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / etiology*
Angioplasty, Balloon / adverse effects*
Arteries / pathology
Endothelium, Vascular / pathology
Follow-Up Studies
Iliac Artery / pathology,  radiography
Thrombosis / etiology*

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