Mother-and-Child Telescopic Guide-Catheter Extension to Identify Severe Left Main Stem Disease in a Patient With a Severely Dilated Aortic Root

J Invasive Cardiol. 2018 Aug;30(8):E71-E72.

Abstract

The importance of selective coronary angiography in patients with severely dilated aortas awaiting surgery is discussed.

Keywords: acute myocardial infarction; cardiac computed tomography; cardiac imaging.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aorta, Thoracic / diagnostic imaging*
  • Aorta, Thoracic / surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery*
  • Cardiac Catheterization / instrumentation*
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease / complications
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis
  • Coronary Artery Disease / surgery*
  • Coronary Vessels / diagnostic imaging*
  • Coronary Vessels / surgery
  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*