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Successful use of the right brachial approach to perform directional atherectomy of the left coronary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8324816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although directional coronary atherectomy permits the treatment of complex coronary lesions, its use is limited in patients with peripheral vascular disease by the need to use a large guiding catheter. We describe a patient in whom the right brachial approach was successfully used to perform atherectomy of a semi-protected left main coronary stenosis.
Authors:
B Michelson; R H Schwengel; P English; C Patrick; K Herpel; A A Ziskind
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  Suppl 1     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-12     Completed Date:  1993-08-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Atherectomy, Coronary* / instrumentation
Brachial Artery
Combined Modality Therapy
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Coronary Artery Disease / radiography,  therapy*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / radiography,  therapy*
Humans
Male
Postoperative Complications / radiography,  therapy*
Recurrence

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