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Initial coronary occlusion improves tolerance to subsequent prolonged balloon inflations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2521578     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An acute coronary occlusion with severe ischemic signs during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty was successfully treated with a long balloon inflation. Subsequent balloon inflations did not produce ischemic signs. Distal coronary occlusion pressure rose significantly during balloon inflations of more than 2 min. It is hypothesized that an initial ischemic occlusion may improve tolerance to prolonged coronary occlusions. The underlying mechanism may be that further coronary collateral circulation is recruited over time.
Authors:
J Heibig; R Bolli; S Harris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-15     Completed Date:  1989-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-102     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angina Pectoris / etiology,  therapy
Angioplasty, Balloon / adverse effects*,  methods
Blood Pressure
Coronary Circulation
Coronary Disease / therapy*
Electrocardiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Time Factors

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