BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.2006.105031
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Percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusions: value of preprocedural multislice CT guidance

  1. C A G Van Mieghem,
  2. M van der Ent,
  3. P J de Feyter
  1. cvanmieghem{at}
  • Published 18 February 2009

A 50-year-old man with increasing anginal complaints was referred for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of an occluded right coronary artery (RCA) (panel A, white arrows show distal filling of the vessels through collaterals from the left coronary artery). He had had an inferior myocardial infarction in 1998 and two previous attempts to open the RCA percutaneously had …

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