Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, February 19th, 2012
"In particular, when disease is present at the level of the angulated or bifurcated lesion, balloon dilatation may help in wire crossing but it may also cause branch occlusion. Several methods and devices have been described to manipulate coronary guidewires across angulated and bifurcated lesions," wrote G. Niccoli and colleagues, Sacred Heart Catholic University.
The researchers concluded: "This case report...
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