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Anchoring technique to improve guiding catheter support in coronary angioplasty of chronic total occlusions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16475189     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The primary reason for unsuccessful angioplasty of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) is an inability to pass the guidewire through the occlusion. Optimal guiding catheter support is a prerequisite for successful angioplasty of CTO. We performed guidewire manipulation by anchoring a balloon in a side-branch vessel in order to achieve adequate guiding catheter support. With this novel anchoring technique, we successfully achieved guidewire passage through the CTO.
Mitsugu Hirokami; Shigeru Saito; Harutatsu Muto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-02     Completed Date:  2006-08-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  366-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2006 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Cardiology Division, Cardiovascular Center, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon / instrumentation*
Chronic Disease
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / radiography,  therapy*
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation*

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