PTCA

• percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography;
• percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty;
• pyrrole-2,3,5-tricar-boxylic acid
PT(C)A
• percutaneous transluminal [coronary] angioplasty

Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations. 2014.

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  • PTCA — (pē tē sē āʹ) n. Angioplasty performed to open a narrowed coronary artery, in which a balloon tipped catheter is inserted into an artery in the groin or shoulder and threaded to the affected part. The balloon is inflated to flatten… …   Universalium

  • PTCA — PTCA: Abk. für ↑perkutane transluminale Koronarangioplastie …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • PTCA — (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty) balloon angioplasty, opening of a blocked or narrowed blood vessel by inserting a balloon tipped catheter into the vessel and inflating it to compress the fatty buildup inside the vessel (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • PTCA — Die Artikel Perkutane transluminale coronare Angioplastie, Ballondilatation und Angioplastie überschneiden sich thematisch. Hilf mit, die Artikel besser voneinander abzugrenzen oder zu vereinigen. Beteilige dich dazu an der Diskussion über diese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PTCA — The abbreviation PTCA may refer to:* Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, a type of angioplasty * Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography …   Wikipedia

  • PTCA — Abbreviation for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. * * * percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography; percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty; pyrrole 2,3,5 tricar boxylic acid * * * PTCA .pē .tē .sē ā n PERCUTANEOUS… …   Medical dictionary

  • PTCA — Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (Medical » Physiology) * Percutaneous Transhepatic CholAngiogram (Medical » Physiology) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • PTCA — Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (Angioplastia coronaria transluminal percutánea) …   Diccionario de siglas médicas y otras abreviaturas

  • PTCA — abbr. med. percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty – чрезкожная транслюминальная (чрезпросветная)коронарная ангиопластика …   Dictionary of English abbreviation

  • PTCA — percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty …   The new mediacal dictionary

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