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Coronary atherectomy with the transluminal extraction endarterectomy catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1499367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous transluminal coronary atherectomy was attempted in 25 consecutive patients with the transluminal extraction-endarterectomy catheter. Successful revascularization with residual stenosis less than 50% in diameter was achieved in 23 patients (92%). There were 2 cases of major complications: one with distal embolization which subsided after rtPA infusion and the other with occlusion of RCA underwent bypass surgery. One patient who had restenosis 3 months after the procedure, was successfully treated with PTCA. The technical aspects, advantages and limitations of this method were discussed.
P Kuan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese medical journal     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0366-6999     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-17     Completed Date:  1992-09-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513795     Medline TA:  Chin Med J (Engl)     Country:  CHINA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Cells, Cultured
Coronary Disease / surgery*
Coronary Vessels / pathology,  surgery*
Endarterectomy / instrumentation*
Middle Aged
Muscle, Smooth, Vascular / pathology

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