"Hugging balloons" through a single 8-French guide: salvage angioplasty with lytic therapy in the infarct vessel of a 40-year-old man.

Journal Article

We report the a case of hugging balloons through an 8-French guiding catheter to stabilize an ectatic right coronary artery following failed thrombolytic therapy in the setting of acute myocardial infarction. Angiographic follow-up at 1 wk and 6 mo revealed persistent vessel patency.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krucoff, MW; Smith, JE; Jackman, JD; Croll, MA; Phillips, HR; Stack, R

Published Date

  • September 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 45 - 50

PubMed ID

  • 1913792

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-6569

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States