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Catheters, Cardiac, Valvuloplasty, Single Balloon

Definition : Valvuloplasty cardiac catheters designed for use in procedures such as nonsurgical dilation of stenotic mitral valves. These catheters are typically constructed with a coaxial double-lumen tube with a manually controlled inflatable barrel-like (typically 22 to 26 mm circular section diameter) balloon in their distal tip; the second lumen is usually used for a guide wire and/or for pressure measurement.

Entry Terms : "Single-Balloon Valvuloplasty Catheters"

UMDC code : 18685

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Boston Scientific Corp

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In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Loma Vista Medical

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