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First recanalization of a coronary artery chronic total obstruction in an 11-year-old child with Kawasaki disease sequelae using the CROSSER catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17710355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a case of an 11(1/2)-year-old diagnosed with Kawasaki disease at 6 months of age. Distal left main coronary aneurysm involving the proximal anterior descending and circumflex had progressed into a chronic total occlusion. We report the first application of a novel percutaneous technique using the CROSSER catheter system in a child. The CROSSER is a high-frequency mechanical vibration catheter-based technology developed to safely penetrate through calcific and noncalcific coronary artery occlusions. This is also the first Kawasaki disease patient to benefit from this technology; in this disease, coronary artery stenosis is typically associated with heavy calcification.
N Dahdah; R Ibrahim; L Cannon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-08-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:    2007 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-17     Completed Date:  2007-12-20     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Sainte-Justine University Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Dilatation
Collateral Circulation
Coronary Aneurysm / pathology
Coronary Angiography
Equipment Design
Heart Catheterization* / instrumentation
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*
Myocardial Revascularization / methods*
Ultrasonography, Interventional

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