A journey from CABG to drug-eluting balloon

Sajid Dhakam, Nasir Rahman

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A middle aged male underwent series of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of left main stenosis for Canadian cardiovascular society (CCS) IV angina. He developed recurrent severe proliferative in-stent restenosis which was treated with different available options including drug-eluting stents and finally with drug-eluting balloons. During his treatment, challenges of PCI including left main chronic total occlusion PCI, complications like coronary perforation were encountered and treated successfully.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E21-E25
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2014


  • chronic total occlusion
  • coronary artery perforation
  • in-stent restenosis


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