August 2011

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Volume 23 Issue 8
ABSTRACT: Recurrent in-stent thrombosis is rarely reported, with catastrophic clinical consequences of either acute coronary syndrome or death. We present a case of recurrent in-stent thrombosis with its outcome and a concise literature review.J INVA…
ABSTRACT: Advancements in both pharmacological and mechanical approaches have taken place to deal with thrombus-containing lesions in the coronary tree. We describe a case wherein a totally occluded large ectatic right coronary artery with a large th…
ABSTRACT: This case highlights the importance of intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) during carotid artery stenting (CAS) in patients with severe aortic stenosis. We report the case of a patient with severe carotid artery disease and aortic stenosis who…
ABSTRACT: We present the case of an 83-year-old man who was admitted with New York Heart Association class III dyspnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea. Because of high surgical risk, a percutaneous treatment of both mitral and aortic valvulopathies…
ABSTRACT: Effusive-constrictive pericarditis is a clinical hemodynamic syndrome characterized by constriction of the heart by the visceral pericardium in the presence of a tense pericardial effusion. The hallmark of effusive-constrictive pericarditis…
ABSTRACT: We sought to describe the evolution in imaging and interventional options for endovascular treatment of significant infrarenal aortic stenosis. Balloon angioplasty and stent implantation for infrarenal aortic stenosis has generally required…
ABSTRACT: Background. One of the most common complications of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is type 2 endoleak. We describe a patient who presented with a recurrent endoleak despite initial intervention and was successfully treated with coil em…
ABSTRACT: Balloon entrapment during coronary angioplasty is a rare but potentially disastrous complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), described during both angioplasty alone, as well as with stents. This report describes the case of…
Dear Readers,This month’s issue of the Journal of Invasive Cardiology features cutting-edge research and new techniques that will ensure today’s clinicians are up-to-date on the latest developments in the effective management of cardiovascular diseas…
ABSTRACT: A 52-year-old man was referred to the cardiology outpatient service with exertional angina and shortness of breath due to hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. He underwent transcoronary ethanol septal ablation (TESA) with successful pro…