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Aberrant Circumflex Coronary Artery Intervention Using the “Anchoring Wire” Technique

Mzee Ngunga, MD, William Hui, MD, FRCPC, FACC, CK Hui Heart Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
Mzee Ngunga, MD, William Hui, MD, FRCPC, FACC, CK Hui Heart Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada

Mzee Ngunga, MD, and William Hui, MD, FRCPC, FACC, present a case of successful intervention of sequential lesions in an aberrant circumflex artery arising from the right coronary ostium, using a 5 French guide catheter and an anchoring wire into the normal right coronary artery to enable successful wiring of the aberrant vessel. 

Note: This article was published as Cath Lab Digest’s online exclusive content during the month of February 2013. View this article and related video at "Aberrant Circumflex Coronary Artery Intervention Using the “Anchoring Wire” Technique.