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15 June 1989 Visualization In Human Coronary Artery By 5F Balloon Catheter Endoscope
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Proceedings Volume 1067, Optical Fibers in Medicine IV; (1989)
Event: OE/LASE '89, 1989, Los Angeles, CA, United States
We successfully made visualization of 81 human coronary arteries in 75 patients by newly developed 5F coronary balloon endoscope catheter. In all case, patient target lesions were directly visualized as one of ordinary diagnosis. 80% of the success percentage for sufficient visualizaion to clinical diagnosis was attained.
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T. Arai, M. Nakagawa, M. Kikuchi, K. Mizuno, A Miyamoto, Y. Okamoto, T. Shibuya, K, Satomura, K Arakawa, K Horiuchi, K. Isojima, A Kurita, H. Nakamura, A. Utsumi, K Takeuchi, and M. Katoh "Visualization In Human Coronary Artery By 5F Balloon Catheter Endoscope", Proc. SPIE 1067, Optical Fibers in Medicine IV, (15 June 1989);

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