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Multimodality plaque ablation following failure of conventional wires and balloons to cross and to allow successful paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation of a chronic total occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16208046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chronic total occlusion (CTO) is one of the most challenging coronary lesions to be faced in the catheterization laboratory. This report of a patient with stable angina and a CTO illustrates the potential problems that may arise and must be overcome, and demonstrates the utilization of technologies including the Intraluminal wire.
Jose Ruiz-Cantador; Angela Hoye; Eugene P McFadden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-06     Completed Date:  2006-08-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E7-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / etiology
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / instrumentation
Coronary Stenosis / complications,  therapy*
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation
Middle Aged
Myocardial Revascularization / instrumentation,  methods*
Paclitaxel / administration & dosage
Treatment Failure
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