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Volume 31, Nº 4, July and August 2018

   

DOI: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.5935/2359-4802.20180040

CASE REPORT

Sirolimus-Eluting Balloon Treatment of Distal Internal Mammary Artery Anastomosis: Optical Coherence Tomography Findings

Marcos Garcia-Guimarães

Ramón Maruri-Sanchez

Javier Cuesta

Fernando Rivero

Teresa Bastante

Fernando Alfonso



Figure 2 - A) Pre-intervention OCT at the zone of the LIMA to LAD anastomosis showing a reduced lumen area about 1.0 mm2. B) OCT after predilation and sirolimus-DEB inflation confirming good final result at the zone of anastomosis with an excellent lumen area (6.4 mm2). C) 3D reconstruction of final OCT run, showing from distal to proximal an “en face view” of the distal anastomosis of LIMA to LAD, confirming good result after Sirolimus-DEB. * denotes wire artefact. GW: guidewire.





Keywords: Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary / methods; Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis; Drug-Eluting Stents; Treatment Outcome; Sirolimus.