Document Detail

A new technique for angioplasty of occluded coronary arteries and bypass grafts, not associated with acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2961456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a new technique for angioplasty of totally occluded coronary arteries and bypass grafts in the absence of acute myocardial infarction. We used a guiding catheter, a coronary infusion catheter, and a relatively stiff steerable guide wire to perforate the occlusion. Angioplasty of the recanalized vessel was subsequently performed. The procedure was attempted in nine patients; it was successful in eight. There were no complications. The advantages of this technique are discussed.
J B de Swart; L M van Gelder; A M van der Krieken; M I el Gamal
Related Documents :
2966836 - Coronary angioplasty: a therapeutic option for symptomatic patients with two and three ...
8639016 - Gender and ethnic differences in hospital-based procedure utilization in california.
8416566 - Iliac arteries: reanalysis of results of balloon angioplasty.
7594076 - Abrupt closure: the caveat i experience. coronary angioplasty versus excisional atherec...
17704096 - Late left ventricular lead displacement and treatment with a new endovenous active fixa...
19692266 - Carvedilol may alleviate late cardiac remodelling following surgical ventricular restor...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:    1987 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-12     Completed Date:  1988-02-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  419-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / therapy*
Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Coronary Circulation
Coronary Disease / therapy*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / therapy*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / therapy

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty of anomalous left circumflex coronary artery.
Next Document:  Identification of a yeast snRNP protein and detection of snRNP-snRNP interactions.