Some articles on balloon catheters, balloon catheter, balloon:
... Balloon catheters used in angioplasty are either of Over-the-Wire(OTW) or Rapid Exchange(Rx) design ... When a balloon catheter is used to compress plaque within a clogged coronary artery it is referred to as a plain old balloon angioplasty or POBA ... Balloon catheters are also utilized in the deployment of stents during angioplasty ...
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