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Double balloon angioplasty for unstentable large-caliber right coronary stenosis.
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PMID:  18252979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite newer lower-profile stent technologies, placing coronary stents may still remain challenging when vessels are extremely tortuous. We describe a case of a tortuous, very largecaliber right coronary with a near-180 degrees switchback "shepherd's crook" turn, which could not be stented, and for which double balloon angioplasty was successfully performed.
Scott B Baron; Clifford Nielson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-06     Completed Date:  2008-03-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E52-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiac Services, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, 6347 Coyle Avenue, Carmichael, CA, 95608, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Coronary Syndrome / therapy*
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / therapy*
Treatment Outcome

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