October 2008

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Volume 20 Issue 10
ABSTRACT: We report a case of successful transradial retrieval of a dislodged and mechanically distorted coronary artery stent from the left main stem in an elderly male. Transradial percutaneous coronary intervention was undertaken to reconstruct a…
 Impact of Plaque Debulking Prior to Single Sirolimus-Eluting Stent ImplantationABSTRACT: Background. The impact of plaque debulking with directional coronary atherectomy (DCA) prior to single sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation in an unprotec…
Author Affiliations: From the Department of Cardiology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted March 10, 2008, provisional acceptance given A…
Author Affiliations: From All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted April 23, 2008 and accepted May 19, 2008. Address for correspondenc…
Author Affiliations: From the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The authors report that there are no disclosures or conflicts of interest relevant to this publication. Manuscript submitted March 3, 2008, provisional acceptan…
Author Affiliations: From the Department of Cardiology, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Burlington, Massachusetts. Disclosure: Dr. Piemonte is a member of the speaker’s bureau for Boston Scientific Corporation. M…
Author Affiliations: From the Cardiology Division, Section of Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and §Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Disclosures: Dr. Rosenfield has received research grants from Idev, Abbott Vascular…
Author Affiliations: Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University Hong Kong. There are no grants, financial support, or conflicts of interests related to the research in this paper.…
Author Affiliations: From the *Department of Cardiology A, University Hospital Ibn Sina, Rabat, Morocco, and the §Department of Cardiology B, University Hospital Ibn Sina, Rabat, Morocco. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the co…