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Subclavian artery intervention with vertebral embolic protection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19530179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Knowing the location of the vertebral and the internal mammary artery ostia is crucial during proximal subclavian artery percutaneous intervention to prevent inadvertent injury to either artery. We report a case of severe proximal left subclavian artery stenosis in a patient with a three-vessel disease referred to coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Retrograde angiography via left radial access allowed visualization of the left internal mammary artery and the left vertebral artery ostia and placement of a Filterwire in the left vertebral artery. The proximal left subclavian artery was successfully stented without complications. Debris was retrieved in the Filterwire.
Tesfaldet T Michael; Subhash Banerjee; Emmanouil Brilakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  74     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-24     Completed Date:  2009-08-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Angioplasty, Balloon* / adverse effects,  instrumentation
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Stenosis / complications,  surgery
Embolism / etiology,  prevention & control*
Filtration / instrumentation*
Mammary Arteries / radiography
Middle Aged
Severity of Illness Index
Subclavian Steal Syndrome / complications,  radiography,  therapy*
Treatment Outcome
Vertebral Artery / radiography*
Comment In:
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Jul 1;74(1):26   [PMID:  19530180 ]

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