Use of the retrograde approach for preserving the distal bifurcation after antegrade crossing of a right coronary artery chronic total occlusion

Anna Kotsia, George Christopoulos, Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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Abstract

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of a chronic total occlusion (CTO) can be challenging when a bifurcation is present at the distal cap. We describe a case of combined use of the antegrade and retrograde approach for preserving a distal cap bifurcation during CTO PCI.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E48-E49
JournalJournal of Invasive Cardiology
Volume26
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2014

Keywords

  • CTO PCI
  • bifurcation lesion
  • distal cap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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