The role of coronary collaterals in CTO PCI

Session comprising selected EuroPCR 2014 abstract submissions

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Coronary artery collateral circulation: defining the anatomy in a CTO population
  • The fate of collateral channel in failure cases of the treatment of coronary CTO with retrograde approach.
  • Non-target vessel haemodynamics of coronary CTO are not related to extent of collateral donation, implications for the influence of revascularisati...
  • Microvascular resistance is not increased after angioplasty of coronary CTO and vasodilatory capacity of the microvasculature is preserved
  • The mechanism of left ventricular functional improvement caused by PCI for coronary CTO: analysis by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography