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Percutaneous intervention on the LIMA: tackling the tortuosity.
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PMID:  12777679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous intervention on a tortuous left internal mammary artery (LIMA) graft is often challenging as the LIMA develops straightening and accordioning after the guidewire and dilatation balloon are placed in the graft, making angiographic assessment of the result impossible if there is no flow through the graft. We describe a new technique that overcomes this problem.
Sanjiv Sharma; Raj M Makkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1042-3931     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-02     Completed Date:  2003-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Intervention Center, Division of Cardiology, Cedar Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 93301, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / methods*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass / adverse effects*,  methods
Coronary Disease / radiography,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / radiography,  therapy*
Heart Catheterization
Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Anastomosis / adverse effects*,  methods
Mammary Arteries / transplantation*
Middle Aged
Risk Assessment
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Patency / physiology

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