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December 2019

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Volume 31 Issue 12 E
CTO recanalization and its effects on LV function and patient outcomes has intrigued the interventional community over the last several years. Now that there is plenty of knowledge and experience on “how to treat” the lesion, another scientific…

Abstract: Objectives. To evaluate the efficacy of advanced stent technology in the management of failing arteriovenous grafts (AVGs). Background. End-stage renal disease rates and the need for hemodialysis are…

Inability to cross the lesion with a balloon is the second-most common cause of technical failure, with the most common cause being the inability to cross with the wire. We propose a new, effective method for treating balloon-uncrossable lesions,…
The impact of platelet reactivity on periprocedural myonecrosis (PMN) in East Asian patients with stable ischemic heart disease or non-ST elevation ACS undergoing PCI is unclear. Achievement of optimal platelet reactivity may decrease the risk of…
A letter to the editor regarding the importance of longer-term follow-up on left main chronic total occlusion interventions.
Letter to the editor about the importance of After Action Reviews.
Our report demonstrates how Twiddler’s syndrome associated with subclavian crush syndrome may result in a challenging transvenous lead extraction. Thus, it should be performed in centers with experience with the appropriate tools.
Complications of aneurysm include thrombosis and distal embolization, rupture, and vasospasm. The natural history and prognosis remain obscure. Controversies persist regarding the use of surgical or medical management.
OCT imaging revealed a 1.5 mm-long transmural breach in a segment of the artery devoid of calcium or eccentric plaque burden. Focal negative remodeling identified on OCT was deemed the reason for this otherwise unexplained cause of coronary rupture.
We report a case of RA-induced fistula between the diagonal branch and the accompanying vein. Thus far, the patient has had no relevant symptoms; thus, no intervention has been undertaken. We will closely monitor the patient to determine future…
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