Description of Medical ServiceIntravascular lithotripsy involves mounting multiple emitters on a traditional angioplasty balloon catheter, which is used to create micro fractures in calcified plaque within arteries.
Description of Medical ConditionPeripheral artery disease is a condition in which the build-up of fatty deposits (plaque) results in narrowed arteries and reduced blood flow to the arms or legs. The build-up of plaque can cause the arteries to stiffen or calcify. This condition most commonly affects the arteries leading to the legs or feet.
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item
Medical Service TypeTherapeutic technology
Previous Application Number/sNot Applicable
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PASC consultation closes 10 March 2023
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