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A novel penetration catheter (Tornus) as bail-out device after balloon failure to recanalise long, old calcified chronic occlusions


Kliniken des Main Taunus Kreises and Kardiologische Praxis Prof. Reifart & Partner, Bad Soden, Germany

Aims: Failure to cross a calcified tight stenosis or chronic total occlusion (CTO) with a balloon after having passed a guidewire is a rare but serious intricacy with a high likelihood of f

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