Right coronary ostial atherectomy: A really close shave

Daniel D. Dulas, Thomas J. Davis, Steven L. Benton, Timothy D. Henry

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Percutaneous transluminal coronary balloon angioplasty (PTCA) has had limited success with higher complication and restenosis rates in aorto‐ostial lesions. Directional coronary atherectomy (DCA) has been advocated as an alternative to PTCA in such lesions. In this report, we describe a potential complication of DCA in right coronary ostial lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-227
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1994


  • PTCA
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  • guide catheter
  • myocardial revascularization

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