Chronic Total Occlusion

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

CTO PCI: Should We Do, Rather Than Can We Do?
Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2018
Michael S. Lee, MD, FACC, FSCAI
In the Journals

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 significantly improved, but complication rates were…
In the Journals

CTO PCI beneficial in elderly patients

July 31, 2017
The survival benefit associated with successful PCI of a chronic total occlusion in elderly patients was similar to that seen in younger patients, published data…
In the Journals

‘Full-metal jacket’ stenting for CTO yields acceptable long-term outcomes

June 30, 2017
The “full-metal jacket” procedure using drug-eluting stents for PCI in patients with chronic total occlusions is associated with acceptable safety and…
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VIDEO: Disappointments, concerns stem from DECISION-CTO trial results

April 13, 2017
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International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy

International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy

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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…
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