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Filter no-reflow during percutaneous coronary intervention of saphenous vein grafts: incidence, predictors and effect of the type of protection device

EuroIntervention 2011;7:955-961. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I8A151

Italo Porto
Italo Porto1*, MD, PhD; Flavia Belloni1, MD, PhD; Giampaolo Niccoli1, MD, PhD; Claudio Larosa1, MD; Antonio Maria Leone1, MD, PhD; Francesco Burzotta1, MD, PhD; Carlo Trani1, MD; Giovanni Luigi De Maria1, MD; Christian Hamilton-Craig2,3, MBBS, FRACP; Filippo Crea1, MD
1. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy; 2. Centre for Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; 3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Aims: To assess the main predictors and significance of filter no-reflow (FNR) in protected saphenous vein graft (SVG) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and the ef

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