OCT Series Demonstrating Mother-and-Child Catheter-Induced Retrograde Dissection of the LMCA


Video Supplement to "Mother-and-Child Catheter-Induced Retrograde Dissection of the Left Main Coronary Artery During Optical Coherence Tomography Examination" [July 2018 Clinical Images article by Chi et al.]

A 54-year-old man presented with non ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Coronary angiogram showed 2-vessel disease with severe stenosis in the mid LAD, and proximal/distal LCX (Figure 1). PCI to the LCX was performed under OCT guidance. Tortuous anatomy resulted in dissection during OCT, which is demonstrated in the following imaging series.

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