Of meta-analyses and men.

  title={Of meta-analyses and men.},
  author={Samuel Butman},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  volume={82 1},
Disclaimer: I do not perform a significant number of chronic total occlusion (CTO) interventions and like many, if not most readers, never do retrograde approaches to CTOs. I do, however read about the techniques used, am thoroughly fascinated by the ingenuity, and the excellent angiographic and clinical reports to date. Caveat: At this time, the results are counter-balanced by reality of the time required to perform these procedures, the higher complication rate (probably 3%) and the lower… CONTINUE READING