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Iatrogenic Coronary Dissection Causing Flush Side Branch Occlusion: Use of Intravascular Ultrasound to Reopen Vessel.
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PMID:  21585546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Iatrogenic complications present a major challenge to the interventional cardiologist. We describe a case of extensive right coronary artery dissection caused by engagement of a 0.035″ guidewire. Attempts to reopen the flush-occluded posterior descending artery using conventional methods were unsuccessful. However, the vessel was successfully restored with the use of intravascular ultrasound guidance and we describe the steps involved in this technique. (J Interven Cardiol 2011;**:1-4).
Paul D Williams; Haidar Hadi; Douglas G Fraser
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8183     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
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Created Date:  2011-5-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8907826     Medline TA:  J Interv Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Cardiology Registrar, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada Consultant Cardiologist, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK.
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