“Rota-tripsy”: A successful combined approach for the treatment of a long and heavily calcified coronary lesion

Alfonso Ielasi, Marco Loffi, Giuseppe De Blasio, Maurizio Tespili

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Heavily calcified coronary lesions remain a technical challenge and an important cause of stent under-expansion and then failure. We hereby present a successful case of combined rotational atherectomy and intravascular lithotripsy for the treatment of an un-dilatable, heavily calcified coronary stenosis.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes



  • Calcified coronary lesion
  • Intravascular lithotripsy
  • Rotational atherectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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