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Transradial retrograde recanalization of totally occluded left anterior descending artery using a single 7 fr guiding catheter.
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PMID:  23293178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The retrograde approach for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of chronic total occlusion (CTO) has helped to improve the success rate. It is usually performed through collateral connections that originate from the contralateral coronary artery to the occluded one and by using two arterial accesses and two guiding catheters, most commonly from the femoral approach. A first reported case of epsilateral retrograde PCI to CTO of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) via the radial approach, using a single guiding catheter and through epsilateral collaterals originating from the LAD itself, is presented.
Authors:
Mohaned Egred
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Freeman Hospital & Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DN, United Kingdom. m.egred@nuth.nhs.uk.
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