Strategies for the palliation of severe unprotected left main coronary artery disease: use of newer technologies.

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Angioplasty of unprotected left main coronary artery lesions is associated with high procedural and late mortalities. We describe the successful use of rotational coronary atherectomy with prophylactic supportive measures in the management of a heavily calcified unprotected left main lesion. This report demonstrates that high-risk lesions, previously… (More)

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@article{FosterSmith1995StrategiesFT, title={Strategies for the palliation of severe unprotected left main coronary artery disease: use of newer technologies.}, author={K W Foster-Smith and Kirk N Garratt and B{\'a}rbara N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Michael Hibbard and D. R. Holmes}, journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis}, year={1995}, volume={36 4}, pages={364-7} }