[Retrograde angioplasty in chronic total occlusion].


The present article presents the case of a 70-year-old male, with a history of acute anterolateral myocardiac infarction (AMI) in 1986 and inferior AMI in 1992. Coronary arteriography was performed in 1995, which showed occlusion of the distal RCA and stenosis in 90% of the proximal LAD, with an ejection fraction (EF) of 29%. Balloon angioplasty was… (More)


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