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The use of ultrasound-stimulated contrast agents as an adjuvant for collagenase therapy in chronic total occlusions

EuroIntervention 2014;10:484-493 published online ahead of print September 2013. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I4A82

1. Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; 2. Schulich Heart Center, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada; 3. McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto, T

Aims: To investigate the effectiveness of combining collagenase and ultrasound-stimulated microbubble (USMB) treatments in reducing the mechanical force required for crossing a guidewire

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