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The ORBITA trial: what it means to the Interventional Cardiologist.
The concept of angioplasty for the treatment of severe coronary artery stenosis originated in 19771. Since then, angioplasty has evolved from plain old balloon angioplasty to bare metal stents and now...
“DK Crush Bifurcation PCI”: Is it really the deal?
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of coronary artery bifurcation disease is widely recognized to be challenging even for experienced interventionists. It is known to be associated with increased- short- and long-term adverse cardiac events, and reduced procedural success.
Going for the Distal Radial Artery : Tips & Pearls
Distal transradial access (dTRA) in the anatomical snuffbox is a newly emerging approach for cardiac intervention and has gained increasing popularity among interventional cardiologist. This novel approach can overcome some drawbacks of standard radial artery cannulation in several aspects.
How to choose the right device for the severely calcified lesion
Within routine cardiac catheterisation, the prevalence of calcified coronary arteries has been increasing. This is even despite coronary artery calcification being frequently underestimated by angiography.
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Small Vessel Coronary Artery Disease: A Contemporary Approach
Small vessel disease (reference vessel diameter ≤ 2.8mm) is an important risk factors for adverse outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention.
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How to use a Rotablator as single operator
A single operator technique simplifies the procedure and removes the dependence on having a trained assistant. Discover the tips and solutions proposed by Joshua Loh.