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Synonyms for dilatation

the act of expanding an aperture

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epsilon] is the volume dilatation defined as the change in volume per original volume [11, see p.
The only complication seen more frequently in deliveries at less than full dilatation was neonatal sepsis, diagnosed in 1.
Coronary dilatation catheters are used to open blocked coronary vessels during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), which is a significant alternative to coronary bypass surgery in specific patient types.
The DURA STAR(TM) Rx (Rapid Exchange) Dilatation Catheter facilitates the post-delivery expansion of stents in coronary arteries and is suitable for tackling tortuous anatomy and calcified lesions (blockages).
The ACS Multi-Link Duet Stent is complemented by other products such as the ACS RX Rocket Coronary Dilatation Catheter, the ACS Avenger Coronary Dilatation Catheter, the ACS Hi-Torque Balance Middleweight with Hydrocoat Guide Wire and the ACS Viking Guiding Catheter.
Responding to the needs of physicians performing numerous dilatation procedures, the Advance balloon incorporates an increased lumen size for faster inflation/deflation rates while still providing sufficient rated burst pressure to dilate demanding lesions.
Sales with a broad range of VascuTraK(TM) II PTA dilatation catheters during Q1 2008, says Richard Cooper, Vice President Sales & Marketing, YMed, Inc.
New Rapid-Exchange Dilatation Catheter Provides Foundation for Successful Interventional Procedures
This study, a prospective, multi-center trial with 111 patients at 16 sites in the United States, evaluated the PolarCath(TM) Peripheral Dilatation System for restoring blood flow and reducing amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia (severe blockages in the arteries below the knee).
June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation today announced that it has received FDA clearance to launch its Sterling(TM) Monorail(R) and Over-the-Wire Balloon Dilatation Catheter in the United States.
The Prolieve Thermodilatation system is a dual action technology employing microwave thermotherapy (heat) and urethral dilatation (stretching) to provide symptomatic improvement within two weeks of treatment.
The CYPHER Stent is currently labeled for use with balloon pre- dilatation.
Dilatation Catheter Enable Physicians to More Easily Treat
The catheter is designed to enable dilatation of fibrocalcific lesions at lower pressure; reduce "geographic miss" due to slipping of traditional angioplasty balloons; reduce elastic recoil in ostial side branches; and facilitate stent placement and expansion.