Video 8: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again: A Stepwise Approach to the Non-Dilatable Lesion


Video 8. Advancement of excimer laser (Spectranetics) across the resistant lesion. Due to unsuccessful lesion dilatation using the multiple balloons and techniques described above, excimer laser debulking of the lesion was performed using a 0.9mm ELCA X-80 laser catheter (Spectranetics) (Figure 7, Video 8).

From "If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again: A Stepwise Approach to the Non-Dilatable Lesion"

Authors:

Antony G. Kaliyadan, MD, Henry Siu, MD, David L. Fischman, MD, Nicholas J. Ruggiero II, MD, Brandon M. Madsen, BS, and Michael P. Savage, MD, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania