05 October 2022>: Articles
Pushing the Boundaries: Drug-Coated Balloons to Treat a Calcified and Thrombotic Lesion in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosis, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Unusual setting of medical care, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)Giacomo Maria Cioffi ** , Mehdi Madanchi * , Adrian Attinger-Toller E , Matthias Bossard C , Florim Cuculi E
Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e936950
Figure 1. Subtotal stenosis of the RCA; A – Initial angiography with subtotal stenosis of the mid-RCA; B – OCT demonstrated a plaque rupture with presence of thrombus; C, D – Final angiography and OCT showing good luminal gain (6.30 mm2) despite presence of dissections; E – 5 weeks follow-up angiography result, absence of residual dissection and further luminal gain; F – OCT showed rapid resolution of all dissections and further increase of MLA.