Posts Tagged ‘orbital atherectomy’

November 6th, 2013

Perspective On the First New Atherectomy Device in 20 Years

The 2011 ACCF/AHA/SCAI PCI guidelines give rotational atherectomy (RA) a Class IIa LOE C recommendation as reasonable to use in cases where heavily calcified coronary lesions either cannot be crossed by a predilation balloon or if crossed cannot be adequately predilated prior to successful stent delivery. Furthermore, routine use of RA is Class III, contraindicated, […]