A 77-year-old STEMI patient became hemodynamically unstable during attempted PCI, and operators were unable to visualize the right coronary artery ostium despite multiple attempts. Systemic thrombolysis resolved these issues and allowed PCI to
We present a 62-year-old female with residual pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary endarterectomy for CTEPH who underwent balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA). Implantation of a covered stent not only protects the ruptured vessel, but also keeps
This case highlights the importance of nitrate administration, as routinely performed during coronary arteriography.
A 70-year-old man with a history of two successfully treated in-stent chronic total occlusions (IS-CTO) of the ostial right coronary artery (RCA) using drug-eluting stents presented with typical angina.
This case of a 56-year-old woman with normal coronaries displays the side-to-side motion of the unengaged catheter followed by the rhythmic up-and-down, piston-like movements of the catheter tip after engagement.
Image highlights echocardiographic findings associated with the RAC sign and its utility as a non-invasive modality to recognize technically complex and high-risk retroaortic coronary anomalies prior to intervention.
A broken TIVAD catheter segment was discovered lodged within the right ventricle of a man presenting with chest pain. The catheter removal is detailed.