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Successful delivery of polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent through 5 French guiding catheter.
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PMID:  22954577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Deployment of a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent is a useful option to seal coronary perforation. However, the high profile and low flexibility compromise its deliverability. To facilitate stent delivery, deep-vessel intubation with a 5 Fr guiding catheter through a 6 or 7 Fr guiding catheter (mother-and-child catheter) has been used. This case report describes a successful deployment of a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent through a 5 Fr Heartrail ST01 guiding catheter (Terumo) to seal coronary perforation.
Yoshihide Fujimoto; Yuji Matsudo; Yoshio Kobayashi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E199-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba, Chiba 260-8677, Japan.
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