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Use of a cutting balloon and a paclitaxel-coated balloon to treat recurrent subclavian in-stent restenosis causing coronary subclavian steal syndrome.
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PMID:  21798824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 56-year-old male with a past history of coronary artery bypass graft surgery underwent stent implantation for a severe proximal left subclavian artery stenosis. Recurrent in-stent restenosis (ISR) resulted in the coronary subclavian steal syndrome (CSSS), with angina due to compromised blood flow in the left internal mammary artery/radial composite bypass graft. This was treated with cutting balloon predilatation followed by paclitaxel-coated balloon (PCB) dilatation, with an excellent angiographic result. At 10 months of follow-up, blood pressure in both arms was equal, and the patient remained symptom free. To our knowledge, this is the first report of successful treatment of subclavian ISR causing CSSS with a PCB.
Richard Varcoe; William Smith
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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