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Bailout antegrade coronary reentry with the stingray™ balloon and guidewire in the setting of an acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock.
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PMID:  23404924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Emergent coronary artery bypass surgery for failed percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) during acute myocardial infarction is a bailout strategy that is associated with a high in-hospital morbidity and mortality (7 - 10%). Innovative strategies to improve the probability of PCI success in this setting are needed. Antegrade coronary re-entry with the Stingray™ balloon and guidewire has been shown to facilitate recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTO) in stable patients. We report a case where the Stingray™ device was successfully used as a bailout strategy in the setting of an acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Talhat Azemi; Daniel B Fram; Jeffrey A Hirst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-2-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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