"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 (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 1, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 45 - 50

PubMed ID

  • 1913792

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-6569

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ccd.1810240111


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States