Angioscopic guided interventions in a saphenous vein bypass graft

Brian H. Annex, Steven C. Ajluni, Timothy J. Larkin, William W. O'Neill, Robert D. Safian

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Intracoronary stents appear promising for treatment of focal vein graft lesions, but their use may be limited by the presence of intraluminal thrombus. This report describes the use of percutaneous coronary angioscopy to identify the presence or absence of intraluminal thrombus and to guide interventional therapy with transluminal extraction coronary atherectomy (TEC) and stenting in a patient with a complex vein graft stenosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)330-333
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • angioscopy, saphenous vein
  • coronary intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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