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Case report - IVUS guided stenting of left main stem dissection after medtronic corevalve implantation.
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PMID:  22109990     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) implies the introduction, positioning and deployment of a stented bioprosthesis in the (calcified) native aortic valve. We report an at first glance uneventful TAVI with the Medtronic Corevalve System, which was followed by transient electrocardiographic changes suggesting acute left main stem disease. The diagnosis of acute left main stem dissection extending from the left coronary cusp was firmly established by Intravascular Ultrasound. The ostium of the left main stem was successfully treated with IVUS guided placement of a Drug Eluting Stent. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
N M Van Mieghem; P P de Jaegere
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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