Chronic Total Coronary Occlusion and Bifurcation Lesions. Lessons from Contemporary Management: Case Report

Chronic Total Coronary Occlusion and Bifurcation Lesions. Lessons from Contemporary Management: Case Report

Dr. Carlos Esteban Uribe-Londoño
Cristhian Felipe Ramirez Ramos; Gustavo Castilla Agudelo; Mateo Aranzazu Uribe; Diego Mauricio Vanegas Cardona
Peruvian Archives of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery

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Publication date: 03/2021

Coronary disease involving chronic occlusions and bifurcation lesions continues to be a challenge for the interventional cardiologist. The improvement in the techniques has allowed to have a higher success rate; but nevertheless, the best intervention strategy is unknown in this subgroup of patients with chronic occlusions and associated bifurcation lesions. We present the case of a patient in whom, on an angiogram for chest pain study, a chronic total occlusion and a bifurcation lesion are evidenced, which were successfully treated by coronary intervention.

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