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Retrograde recanalization of an in-stent ostial chronically occluded right coronary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19138804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of a chronic proximal in-stent CTO extending up to the ostium of a right coronary artery where successful achievement of guidewire passage through the CTO was performed with a retrograde approach. Guidewire trapping into the right guiding catheter was performed thereafter and procedure was completed by retrograde balloon crossing and antegrade stenting.
Authors:
Alfredo R Galassi; Salvatore D Tomasello; Luca Costanzo; Corrado Tamburino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2009-01-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  142     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-10-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2009 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / methods*
Coronary Angiography*
Coronary Restenosis / radiography*,  therapy*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Stents*

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