Clinical implications of periprocedural myocardial injury in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusion: role of antegrade and retrograde crossing techniques

EuroIntervention 2018;13:2051-2059 published online September 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00338

Aurel Toma
Aurel Toma1*, MD; Barbara E. Stähli2, MD; Cathérine Gebhard1, MD; Michael Gick1, MD; Jan Minners1, MD, PhD; Kambis Mashayekhi1, MD; Alexandre Avran3, MD; Miroslaw Ferenc1, MD; Heinz Joachim Buettner1, MD; Franz-Josef Neumann1, MD
1. Division of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany; 2. Department of Cardiology, Charité Berlin - University Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany; 3. Department of Cardiology

Aims: Periprocedural myocardial injury (PMI) is frequently observed after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) for chronic total occlusion (CTO). We aimed to investigate the prognost

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