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A case of intervention for gastroepiploic artery bypass graft anastomosis stenosis with using a 4 Fr guiding catheter.
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PMID:  22926704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since it was first used and reported in 1987, the gastropepiploic artery (GEA) has emerged as an effective third or isolated arterial conduit for complete bypass grafting or for use in cases of limited graft numbers or poor quality vein grafts. Percutaneous intervention on the GEA graft can pose technical challenges by virtue of its anatomy and the more common occurrence of the stenosis distally at their anastomosis with the coronary artery. Here we describe the clinical utility of a 4 Fr straight guiding catheter for treatment of stenosis in a GEA coronary bypass graft.
Authors:
Akihiro Higashimori; Yoshiaki Yokoi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular intervention and therapeutics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1868-4297     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Interv Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101522043     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Interv Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, 4-27-1 Kamori, Kishiwada, Osaka, 596-8522, Japan, akihiro.higashimori@tokushukai.jp.
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