TMLRTransmyocardial Laser Revascularization
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Many of these patients are too ill for bypass surgery, and biobypass or TMLR [transmyocardial laser revascularization] is just about the only therapy left," says Summers.
to use the latter's clinical applications in TMLR, a technique that uses minimally invasive laser to perforate holes in the heart that allow new blood flow from the pumping chambers and to grow new blood vessels from the laser.
The doctors had hoped TMLR - Transmyocardial Laser Revascularisation - would be ideal for patients unsuitable for conventional treatment such as coronary artery by-pass surgery.