TITLE

Excimer laser coronary atherectomy in septal collaterals during retrograde recanalization of a chronic total occlusion

AUTHOR(S)
Ohlow, Marc-Alexander; Lotze, Ullrich; Lauer, Bernward
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Heart International;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Management of chronic total occlusions has been refined through the development of a retrograde approach via collateral pathways. We describe here the use of excimer laser coronary atherectomy in the septal collaterals. This approach was not yet described in the literature.
ACCESSION #
71410261

 

Related Articles

  • CARDIOPEXY VERSUS ENDARTERECTOMY IN THE TREATMENT OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE. Mazel, M. S.; Bolton, Houck E. // Angiology;Aug1961, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p335 

    We have compared various aspects of coronary endarterectomy and cardiopexy. This latter procedure appears to be a simple and safe operation for coronary heart disease and the results following surgery are most gratifying. The late mortality rate in those patients having had cardiopexy is very...

  • Long-term survival from 801 adjunctive coronary endarterectomies in diffuse coronary artery disease†. Ariyaratnam, Priyadharshanan; Javangula, Kalyana; Papaspyros, Sotiris; McCrum-Gardner, Evie; Nair, Ramanpillai Unnikrishanan // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Dec2012, Vol. 42 Issue 6, pe140 

    OBJECTIVES The role of coronary endarterectomy (CE) in modern cardiac surgery has been an extant debate as coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has advanced. However, as cardiac surgeons are being referred ever more complex coronary disease for surgical correction, adjunctive strategies may...

  • Appropriateness of invasive cardiovascular interventions in German hospitals (2000–2001): an evaluation using the RAND appropriateness criteria. Gandjour, Afschin; Neumann, Iris; Wilhelm Lauterbach, Karl // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Oct2003, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p571 

    Objective: Germany has the highest per capita rate of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (PTCAs) in Europe and the third highest per capita rate of heart surgeries requiring a heart–lung machine. The goal of this study was to evaluate the appropriateness of PTCA, coronary...

  • Successful angioplasty of three cases of coronary artery dissections using hydrophilic wires. Ponangi, Udaya Prashant; Menon, Rajeev; Kapadia, Anuj // Advances in Interventional Cardiology;2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p289 

    Three cases of successful angioplasty of high-grade coronary dissections using hydrophilic wires were reported. Our first case had edge dissection after a stent deployed in the left anterior descending artery, after which we found it impossible to track the second stent over the regular wires,...

  • Percutaneous retrieval of a detached rotational atherectomy burr. Kosowski, Michał; Zimoch, Wojciech; Kübler, Piotr; Wojtczak, Marcin; Telichowski, Artur; Reczuch, Krzysztof // Advances in Interventional Cardiology;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p301 

    Rotablation (rotational atherectomy) is an acknowledged method of percutaneous treatment of highly calcified coronary artery lesions that cannot be treated with traditional angioplasty. The complexity of the technique and usage of very specific equipment can contribute to the development of...

  • Coronary and carotid artery occlusive disease: single center experience. Kovacevic, P.; Redzek, A.; Kovacevic-Ivanovic, S.; Velicki, L.; Ivanovic, V.; Kieffer, E. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p483 

    Background and Objective: Due to increased life expectancy, the risk profile of the patients undergoing cardiac surgery changed dramatically. This is especially important in case of concomitant coronary artery disease and carotid artery stenosis (CAS). Careful decision making and appropriate...

  • Reduced Morbidity and Mortality Following Carotid Endarterectomy: The Value of Preoperative Cardiac Screening. Carballo, Richard E.; Freischlag, Julie A.; Seabrook, Gary R.; Cambria, Robert A.; Towne, Jonathan B. // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr1997, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p137 

    Carotid endarterectomy can be recommended for stroke prophylaxis when performed with low perioperative cardiac morbidity and mortality. In this study the authors evaluate the effectiveness of a cardiac screening protocol using dipyridamole-thallium scintigraphy to identify and treat coexistent...

  • CAROTID ARTERY SURGERY FOR PEOPLE WITH EXISTING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE. Lane, Ian; Byrne, John // Heart;Jan2002, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p86 

    Carotid artery surgery for neurological symptoms was first reported in 1954 following earlier recognition that extracranial atheroma was associated with ischaemic stroke. Carotid endarterectomy rapidly established itself as one of the most frequently performed procedures in the U.S., largely...

  • Carotid Stenting at the Crossroads: Practice Makes Perfect, But Some May Be Practicing Too Much (and Not Enough). Halm, Ethan A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/28/2011, Vol. 306 Issue 12, p1378 

    The author looks at the benefits and risks linked with carotid angioplasty with stenting (CAS). He references a study by B. K. Nallamothu et al. on the relationship between operator experience and 30-day mortality rates after CAS published within the issue. He cites that the study found that...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics