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Antegrade ballooning with retrograde approach for the treatment of long restenotic total occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21725132     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A retrograde approach through collateral channels is thought to improve the success rate of percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total coronary occlusion (CTO). Among CTO lesions, the in-stent chronic total reocclusion (ISR-CTO) is a subset with an unsatisfactory outcome despite repeated procedures. Various strategies and techniques are required to improve the success rate of this novel approach. We describe a case in which a long ISR-CTO was successfully recanalized by a drug-eluting balloon after antegrade ballooning of the proximal part of the lesion with retrograde wire crossing, and discuss the availability of this approach for the treatment of long ISR-CTO.
Authors:
Jon Suh; Yoon Haeng Cho; Nae-Hee Lee
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E164-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
SoonChunHyang University, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Bucheon, 420-767 South Korea. naeheelee@paran.com.
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