We report the case of an 84-year-old patient who underwent MitraClip implantation wherein the pushing maneuver was complicated by the clip accidentally gripping the pigtail catheter along with the two leaflets.
Patients with heart failure supported with LVADs may require coronary intervention during their support. This case series seeks to explore the indications, safety, and outcomes of PCI in this population.
The use of SVGs for retrograde native vessel CTO-PCI has received limited study. We reviewed the medical records and coronary angiograms of retrograde CTO-PCIs performed through an SVG at 4 U.S. institutions between 2012 and 2013.