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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 53-55

A rare case of “acute take off” of left circumflex artery successfully intervened using dual-lumen microcatheter


Department of Cardiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Digvijay Deeliprao Nalawade
18-ICCU, Department of Cardiology, Ground Floor, OPD Building, Nair Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_72_18

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“Acute take off” of the left circumflex artery (LCX) is a rare coronary artery variant. Development of coronary artery disease in such a vessel increases technical difficulty and failure rate for percutaneous coronary intervention. We report a rare case of “acute take off” of the LCX with proximal critical stenosis successfully intervened using dual-lumen microcatheter.


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