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Chronic total occlusion is the cardiologist’s  daymare .Here is an article that adds on to 1ooth technique to cross the chronic total occlusion within the coronary artery !

If only we succeed in  this  Arabin magic , in the cath lab we can open the doors of  all CTOs .

This technique is based on the principle  to push the hard plaque  into the adjacent side branch like a sliding door,   if the pateint has one !

The only isssue  with this  technique  could be the    “cave door”  may close again immediately  as it did for Alibaba    !

Reference

 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20088015

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122619470/abstract

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