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Transradial complex left main trifurcation intervention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20824633     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Trifurcation lesions, especially around the left main coronary artery (LMCA), are occasionally encountered. Complex lesions, involving the bifurcation or the trifurcation of the unprotected LMCA, represent a real challenge for interventional cardiologists. Trifurcation lesions intervention reported to have high overall major adverse cardiovascular events, and require the use of various complex interventional techniques, for example, large guiding catheters to accommodate three wires guiding simultaneously inflated balloons or stents. Here, we report a case of successful percutaneous coronary intervention supported by pre-and post-intravascular ultrasound imaging, on an LMCA trifurcation using a 6F guiding catheter via transradial approach. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Hesham Hussein; Hsiu-Yu Fang; Chiung-Jen Wu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  679-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, National Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt.
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