''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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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