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Use of multislice CT coronary angiography to assess degree of left main stent overhang into the aorta
  1. P Dehghani,
  2. D Marcuzzi,
  3. A N Cheema
  1. Cheemaa@smh.toronto.on.ca

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A 57-year-old symptomatic woman underwent emergency stenting of an isolated ostial lesion (video 1) in an unprotected left main coronary artery (LMCA) after becoming hypotensive and ischaemic during routine angiography. A 3.5×12 Taxus stent was deployed using the stent overhang technique (intentional protrusion of one to two stent struts into the aorta) and its …

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