PCI via LIMA

Case Summary PCI to LAD via LIMA through the left radial artery. A 6-Fr IM guide was used to engage the LIMA. As a result of severe tortuosity of the LIMA we encountered difficulty in advancing a Sion Blue wire down to the lesion which was distal to the LIMA-LAD anastomosis. We tried a Finecross … Continue reading PCI via LIMA

Class #1: PCI via LIMA

We discussed the following case today: PCI to LAD via LIMA and left radial artery Challenges encountered: Tortuous left subclavian and LIMA. Devices: Finecross, Caravel, Guide-liner Wires: Sion Blue, Sion, Suoh 3 Case Summary: a 6-Fr IM guide was used to engage the LIMA. As a result of severe tortuosity of the LIMA we encountered difficulty in advancing a Sion Blue wire … Continue reading Class #1: PCI via LIMA