The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)

Coronary interventions

Impact of the orbital atherectomy system on a coronary calcified lesion: quantitative analysis by light attenuation in optical coherence tomography

EuroIntervention 2015;11:e1 published online e-article September 2015. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I5A110

1. Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2. St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Roslyn, New York, NY, USA; 3. Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 4. International Centre for Circula
A 64-year-old female with chronic kidney disease was scheduled to undergo stenting of a severely calcified lesion in the left anterior descending coronary artery following “preparation” of the lesion by orbital atherectomy performed with the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS), 1.25 mm Classic Crown (Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., St. Paul, MN, USA) (Figure 1A) (pre- and post-OAS angiography: Figure 1B-1C and Figure 1B’-1C’, respectively). The first run was performed at 80,000 rpm for 25 s followed by the second run at 120,000 rpm for 25 s. A 2.75×38 mm everolimus-eluting stent (XIENCE; Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA, USA) was successfully implanted. Optical coherence ...

Sign in to read and download the full article

Forgot your password?
No account yet? Sign up for free!
Create my pcr account

Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from PCRonline.com

Read next article

Reversal of flow between serial bifurcation lesions: insights from computational fluid dynamic analysis in a population-based phantom model

Latest news