Changmei Medtech

Knee long segment occlusion: drug-eluting stents than with paclitaxel-coated balloon

Drug-eluting stents (drug-eluting stents, DES) for below-knee arterial lesions and shorter long been clear, and for a long period knee artery disease, growing evidence supports the use of paclitaxel-coated balloon (paclitaxel-coated balloons , PCB) treatment.

To this end, researchers from Greece and the United Kingdom conducted a study called IDEAS. The results showed that, compared with the PCB, DES in the treatment of long below-knee arterial disease, postoperative residual stenosis less, six months after the reduction was also significantly better than the PCB vascular stenosis, article published in September this year in JACC.

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AAOS knowledge: the balloon can be used as the intramedullary nail

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2015 was held in Las Vegas, will be March 24 -28, 25, began the exhibition hall open, hang in there are some interesting findings, one by one to share with you. Point here is a balloon expandable intramedullary fixation system: Photodynamic Balloon Stabilization System (balloon light dynamic stabilization system). PKP before being placed in the body and used much like a balloon, strip, soft, non-metallic, insert the canal, after reaching the desired position, push syringe injection whole canal expansion, and fit with the inner wall of the canal, hardness strengthened, obtain stable fixing.

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Analysis of leakage causes in balloon assisted percutaneous balloon assisted percutaneous surgery

Patient, male, 80 years old, trauma induced T12 vertebral compression fractures were admitted to hospital, back pain, and no neurological symptoms. Ray - X: vertebral body compression of about 1/2, CT: vertebral canal without a bit, the posterior margin of the vertebral body without bone broken line, leading to

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