Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Author at Renal and Urology News

Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Saphenous vein graft (SVG) percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) have important differences compared to native coronary artery interventions: 1.    Finding the grafts may be difficult and also engaging, and delivering equipment can be challenging due to poor guide catheter support. 2.    SVGs have higher risk for distal embolization and periprocedural myocardial infarction.…

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