"Bilateral knuckle" technique and stingray re-entry system for retrograde chronic total occlusion intervention

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Neeraj Badhey, Subhash Banerjee

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We report a novel technique for retrograde chronic total occlusion intervention, in which the lesion is crossed by forming and advancing a "knuckle" in both the antegrade and retrograde guidewire, followed by reentry in the true lumen by using the Stingray re-entry system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E37-E39
JournalJournal of Invasive Cardiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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