Excimer laser facilitated percutaneous coronary intervention of a nondilatable coronary stent

John Sunew, Raj H. Chandwaney, David W. Stein, Sheridan Meyers, Charles J. Davidson*

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Abstract

A patient is described in which excimer laser percutaneous coronary intervention is performed inside a suboptimally expanded stent due to nondilatable calcified plaque. The use of excimer laser facilitated full expansion of the stent with a balloon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)513-517
Number of pages5
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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