Transmyocardial revascularization utilizing a holmium:YAG laser.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of transmyocardial revascularization performed on patients with refractory class IV or unstable angina with a holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser. METHODS Transmyocardial revascularization with a holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser was performed in 42 patients with refractory angina who were not candidates for… (More)


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@article{Allen1998TransmyocardialRU, title={Transmyocardial revascularization utilizing a holmium:YAG laser.}, author={K. B. Allen and R Dowling and David A. Heimansohn and Elsbeth Reitsma and Loic Didelot and C. J. Shaar}, journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery}, year={1998}, volume={14 Suppl 1}, pages={S100-4} }