The patient was treated successfully with balloon angioplasty and intraarterial streptokinase.
What does BA stand for?
BA stands for Balloon Angioplasty
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of BA
We have 87 other meanings of BA in our Acronym Attic
- Bachelor of Arts (degree)
- Back Again
- Back Angle
- Bacteriologic Algorithm (computing)
- Bad Apples (Guns N' Roses song)
- Bad Ass
- Bad Attitude
- Bahia (Brazil)
- Ballistic Aggregation
Samples in periodicals archive:
Balloon angioplasty has been practiced since the 1970s to flatten cholesterol-laden deposits that obstruct the flow of oxygen-rich blood through an artery.
Angioplasty Deemed Unnecessary for Many Balloon angioplasty, an expensive and invasive blood-vessel-opening procedure often performed within the first two days after a heart attack, appears in many cases to provide no clinical benefits over a more conservative strategy of "watchful waiting," according to a large, 24-center study released this week.