Working backward: Retrograde balloon angioplasty of atretic arteries in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Feb 05;:
Authors: Ligon RA, Petit CJ
We describe a patient with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension who presented to the pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory for peripheral pulmonary artery recanalization and angioplasty. This case report outlines serial pulmonary arterial rehabilitation via a retrograde approach through intrapulmonary collateral arterial connections.
PMID: 30723998 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]