Journal of Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology

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Opinion Article - Journal of Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology (2022) Volume 5, Issue 5

Balloon catheter a buddy wire technique in cardiology

In 1974, at the Medical Policlinic of the University of Zürich, German-imagined specialist scientist Andreas Gruntzig strangely applied an inflatable tipped catheter to re-open a truly stenosed femoral vein, a framework, which he at first called "percutaneous transluminal dilatation". Grow angioplasty as a therapy of atherosclerotic vascular disorder, for which Gruntzig and Charles T. Dotter (1920-1985) got a determination for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978, became one of the most mind-blowing occasions of translational prescription in the twentieth 100 years. The primary contraptions delivered for interventional cardiology was percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) grow catheters to continue coronary passages. Following forty years, they stay a fundamental workhorse device in percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).

Author(s): Van Sandy*

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