Advances in Retrograde Technique for Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions

Author(s): Tony J. DeMartini .

Journal Name: Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 10 , Issue 2 , 2014

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Abstract:

Despite a short lag period since its development the retrograde approach has been increasingly integrated within the treatment strategies for the percutaneous treatment of coronary chronic total occlusions. This review article discuss which anatomical features argue most powerfully for its use, the specific skills required for its uptake and the technology which has facilitated these developments.

Keywords: Chronic total occlusion, percutaneous coronary intervention, retrograde technique.

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VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2014
Page: [158 - 160]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1573403X1002140506124653
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