Subintimal Angioplasty

Masashi Kimura, Antonio Colombo, Eugenia Nikolsky, Etsuo Tsuchikane, George Dangas

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChronic Total Occlusions
Subtitle of host publicationA Guide to Recanalization
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405157032
StatePublished - 17 Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Classification of coronary perforation
  • Coronary artery perforation - disruption of vessel wall through intima
  • Covered-stent device description
  • Entrapment of device inside a lesion
  • Incidence of perforation
  • Major adverse cardiac events (MACE) and cardiac tamponade
  • New technologies - as drug-eluting stents (DES)
  • Subintimal angioplasty
  • Successful recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTO) in native coronary arteries

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