Interventional operators generally expect complications when the coronary anatomy is tortuous; however, it is normal anatomy with what appear angiographically as 'regular' lesions that can cause great difficulty and additional morbidity. Drs Colombo's and Stankovic's team of first-rate, globally-recognized interventional cardiologists offer advice based on personal experience rather than didactic textbook knowledge on how to overcome a variety of complications both in the coronary anatomy as well as the carotid and renal arteries, two peripheral arteries with which they are operating with regularity.There are specific guide catheters with a very soft tip and a distal segment of 5cm that allow a more distal advancing of the ... be inflated and deflated through a very small channel contained in the guide itself (Percusurge/Guardwire; Medtronic, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Problem Oriented Approaches in Interventional Cardiology|
|Author||:||Antonio Colombo, Goran Stankovic|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2007-02-16|