Dr Arasi Maran (Department of Interventional Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA) took the time to speak to us at C3 2019 about percutaneous coronary interventions for patients with coronary chronic total occlusions (CTO), and the key steps and expected results in establishing a successful CTO programme.
Speaker’s Disclosures: Arasi Maran wishes to disclose a relationship with Boston Scientific.
1. What are the challenges in percutaneous coronary intervention for patients with coronary chronic total occlusions (CTO)? (0:04)
2. What are the key steps in establishing a CTO programme, and what benefits can physicians expect to see with such an initiative? (1:04)
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Filmed in partnership with C3 at the 2019 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, June 2019.
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