Images in cardiology: The final score: use of a sculpting balloon

Raina, T.; Gunn, J.
September 2009
Heart;Sep2009, Vol. 95 Issue 17, p5
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a man in his 80s who presented with breathlessness and angina. It cites that cardiac catheterisation conducted to the man revealed triple vessel coronary artery disease and poor left ventricular function. According to the article, the man underwent percutaneous coronary intervention and an intra-aortic balloon pump was inserted through the left femoral artery.


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