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Chronic total occlusion treatment as a health insurance: collateral recruitability and bidirectionality.
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PMID:  22472848     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case in which percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion (CTO) preserved left-ventricular function and regional contractility after occlusion of the prior donor vessel through recruitment of collateral flow in the reverse direction.
Authors:
Andrea Gagnor; Francesco Tomassini; Nicolò Montali; Emanuele Tizzani; Sara Giolitto; Vincenzo Infantino; Elisa Favro; Ferdinando Varbella
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale degli Infermi, Rivoli (TO), Italy.
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