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J Richard Spears, Donna Bourgelais: Method and apparatus for angioplasty. The Beth Israel Hospital, Lorusso & Loud, May 28, 1991: US05019075 (492 worldwide citation)

The region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of the balloon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in the arterial wall are heated in order to fuse together frag ...


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J Richard Spears: Method and apparatus for angioplasty. The Beth Israel Hospital Association, Lorusso & Loud, January 24, 1989: US04799479 (386 worldwide citation)

The region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of the balloon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in the arterial wall are heated in order to fuse together frag ...


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Spears J Richard: Methode et appareil pour effectuer des angioplasties, Method and apparatus for angioplasty. Spears J Richard, Beth Israel Hospital Association, SMART & BIGGAR, March 6, 1990: CA1266412

ABSTRACTThe region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminalcoronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of theballoon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in thearterial wall are heated in order to fuse together ...