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Rotational Atherectomy

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Introduction Following the introduction of balloon angioplasty as treatment for obstructive coronary artery disease, it became quickly evident that this procedure was associated with two major problems—acute closure of the vessel and chronic restenosis. While the former was related mostly to dissection, the latter was felt to be related…

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