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A Challenging Case of Failed CTO PCI: Was It Worth It?

A Challenging Case of Failed CTO PCI: Was It Worth It?
Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2018
Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD
Complex Coronary Corner

CTO PCI: Should We Do, Rather Than Can We Do?

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2018
Michael S. Lee, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Chronic total occlusion is commonly observed in patients who undergo coronary angiography. Successful recanalization of CTO can improve patient symptoms, as assessed by…
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Wanted: A Hybrid Peripheral CTO Algorithm

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
J.A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI
The comparison of peripheral chronic total occlusions and coronary CTOs is like comparing apples to oranges. There are many factors that differentiate the two, and…
CTO Corner

The Asia Pacific CTO Algorithm: Think Global, Act Local

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD
The development of the hybrid algorithm to guide crossing of coronary chronic total occlusions was a pivotal event in chronic total occlusion PCI. Published 5 years ago…
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VIDEO: Results from 'foundational' study indicate influence of CTO PCI on depression

November 11, 2015
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Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions

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CTO angioplasty carries increased complication rates

August 11, 2017
Among patients undergoing PCI for chronic total occlusions, technical success rates were high and quality of life was…
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