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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 122-124

Balloon-assisted guide catheter tracking: An innovative technique for anomalous right coronary artery stenting


Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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K K Goyal
Department of Cardiology, Super-Specialty Block, Government Medical College, Kozhikode - 673 008, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/heartindia.heartindia_22_17

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The most important factor for a successful percutaneous coronary intervention of an anomalous right coronary artery arising from left sinus is coaxial alignment of guide catheter and adequate backup support. In this report, we describe a novel case in which we used a distally parked balloon to assist in tracking and proper alignment of the guide catheter.


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