Management of chronic total occlusions has been refined through the development of a retrograde approach via collateral pathways. We describe here the use of excimer laser coronary atherectomy in the septal collaterals. This appraoch was not yet described in the literature.
Chronic total occlusion, retrograde recanalization, excimer laser coronary atherectomy.
Marc-Alexander Ohlow; Department of Cardiology, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Robert-Koch-Allee 9, 99437 Bad Berka, Germany. Tel. +49.36458.541216 – Fax: +4936458.53605. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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