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Retrograde access via the popliteal artery to facilitate the re-entry technique for recalcitrant superficial femoral artery Chronic total occlusions.
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PMID:  21648050     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Subintimal recanalization is beneficial in selected patients with peripheral chronic total occlusions (CTO). However, in complex cases, re-entry into the true arterial lumen may prove to be unsuccessful with a conventional guidewire or a re-entry catheter when using standard femoral artery access. Our case series describes these technical dilemmas along with strategies that can be utilized to overcome these challenges. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Reji Pappy; Thomas A Hennebry; Mazen S Abu-Fadel
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-6
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 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-7     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:
Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma city, Oklahoma.
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