''Hugging balloons'' through a single 8-French guide: Salvage angioplasty with lytic therapy in the infarct vessel of a 40-year-old man

M. W. Krucoff, J. E. Smith, J. D. Jackman, M. A. Croll, H. R. Phillips, R. Stack

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Abstract

We report the a case of hugging balloons through an 8-French guiding catheter to stabilize an ectatic right coronary artery following failed thrombolytic therapy in the setting of acute myocardial infarction. Angiographic follow-up at 1 wk and 6 mo revealed persistent vessel patency.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume24
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

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Thrombolytic Therapy
Angioplasty
Coronary Vessels
Catheters
Myocardial Infarction
Therapeutics

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''Hugging balloons'' through a single 8-French guide : Salvage angioplasty with lytic therapy in the infarct vessel of a 40-year-old man. / Krucoff, M. W.; Smith, J. E.; Jackman, J. D.; Croll, M. A.; Phillips, H. R.; Stack, R.

In: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, Vol. 24, No. 1, 01.01.1991, p. 45-50.

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Krucoff, M. W. ; Smith, J. E. ; Jackman, J. D. ; Croll, M. A. ; Phillips, H. R. ; Stack, R. / ''Hugging balloons'' through a single 8-French guide : Salvage angioplasty with lytic therapy in the infarct vessel of a 40-year-old man. In: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. 1991 ; Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 45-50.
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