Acute vessel closure salvaged by use of the retrograde approach

Anna P. Kotsia, Subhash Banerjee, Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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Acute vessel closure is a percutaneous coronary artery complication with potential catastrophic consequences. In this article we report a case where the retrograde approach was used to salvage an acute vessel occlusion during a first obtuse marginal percutaneous coronary artery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalInterventional Cardiology (London)
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014


  • complications
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • retrograde approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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