“Hugging balloons” through a single 8‐french guide: Salvage angioplasty with lytic therapy in the infarct vessel of a 40‐year‐old man

Mitchell W. Krucoff, Jack E. Smith, John D. Jackman, Martha A. Croll, Harry R. Phillips, Richard 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • acute myocardial infarction
  • catheter
  • ectatic right coronary artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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