Focused force coronary venoplasty to eliminate a refractory stenosis preventing LV lead placement in two patients.

This report describes two patients who underwent a second attempt at cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in the setting of a severe stenosis in the lateral coronary vein that prevented passage of a left ventricular lead. Both stenoses were unresponsive to standard noncompliant balloon dilatation but were successfully treated with the addition of a… CONTINUE READING