Calcific Lesion Interventions

Chapter

Abstract

Procedural inability to deploy stents was shown to be more frequent in patients with calcified lesions than in those with noncalcified lesions (8.2 % vs 1.8 %, respectively) [1, 2]. Optimal stent delivery and apposition in these calcified lesions mandate adequate debulking.

Keywords

Nickel Catheter Luminal Nylon Perforation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Interventional CardiologyMount Sinai HospitalNew YorkUSA

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