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A novel homemade snare, safe, economical and size-adjustable

EuroIntervention 2015;10:1307-1310 published online ahead of print March 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I11A220

1. Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan; 2. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Aims: Snaring has recently been reported as being effective in catching the retrograde guidewire (GW) in retrograde percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusion. H

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