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European experience with the retrograde approach for the recanalisation of coronary artery chronic total occlusions.

EuroIntervention 2008;4:84-92 - DOI10.4244/EIJV4I1A15.

1. Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London, United Kingdom; 3. Heart Centre, Bad Krozingen, Germany; 4. Ospedale Ferrarotto, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; 5. Hamburg University

Aims: Recanalisation rates of coronary chronic total occlusions (CTO) remain sub-optimal. The retrograde technique was recently introduced to improve success rates.

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