Use of the venture® wire control catheter for subintimal coronary dissection and reentry in chronic total occlusions

Neeraj Badhey, William L. Lombardi, Craig A. Thompson, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Subhash Banerjee

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Abstract

Antegrade wiring of chronic total occlusions (CTO) may fail due to subintimal wire entry and inability to reenter the true lumen. We report the use of the Venture® wire control catheter to reenter the true lumen after subintimal entry in a long right coronary artery CTO.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-448
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Invasive Cardiology
Volume22
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010

Keywords

  • Venture catheter
  • chronic total occlusion
  • endovascular technique
  • percutaneous coronary intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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