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Recanalization of calcified left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion with rotational atherectomy via bilateral radial approach.
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PMID:  21805558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 79-year-old female was admitted to the hospital complaining of frequent chest pain. She was diagnosed with a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. A thallium scan, echocardiogram, and angiography showed a left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion. Externalization of retrograde wire was performed and replaced with a rota-floppy wire. Rotational atherectomy using a bilateral radial artery approach recanalized the lesion. The patient was discharged uneventfully 7 days post-PCI and remained asymptomatic at follow up 8 months postprocedure. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Hsiu-Yu Fang; Chiung-Jen Wu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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