Chronic total occlusion is the complete blockage of a coronary artery. Opening up such blocked passageways is one of the most difficult challenges for coronary interventionists. The procedures take longer than most interventional procedures and frequently have complications. Articles in this issue review the state of the art in percutaneous treatment of chronic total occlusion.USA) Hockey stick a Other Left Coronary Artery Right Coronary Artery EBU 3.75, 4, 4.5 (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, ... The guide catheter engaged in theoccluded coronary artery or the left main coronary artery (LMCA), if the occlusion is in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Chronic Total Occlusion, An issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics|
|Author||:||William L. Lombardi|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012-07-08|