CORONARY INTERVENTIONS

Very high-pressure dilatation for undilatable coronary lesions: indications and results with a new dedicated balloon

EuroIntervention 2016;12:359-365 published online ahead of print June 2015. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY15M06_04

Gioel Gabrio Secco
Gioel Gabrio Secco1,2,3, MD; Matteo Ghione1, MD; Alessio Mattesini1, MD; Gianni Dall’Ara1, MD; Liviu Ghilencea1, MD; Kadriye Kilickesmez1, MD; Giuseppe De Luca2, MD, PhD; Rossella Fattori4, MD, PhD; Rosario Parisi4, MD; Paolo Nicola Marino2, MD; Alessandro Lupi3, MD; Nicolas Foin1, MSc; Carlo Di Mario1*, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, FRCP, FSCAI
1. NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; 2. Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy; 3. Department of Interventional Cardiology,

Aims: Calcific coronary lesions impose a rigid obstacle to optimal balloon and stent expansion and the 20 to 30 atm limit that non-compliant (NC) balloons reach can be insufficient. The a

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