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J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Apr;24(4):E75-6.

Percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty performed in a patient with distal aortic occlusion.

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  • 1Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 322, Los Angeles, CA 90033 USA.

Abstract

We present a case of successful percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty performed via surgical cut down of the right brachial artery in a patient with distal aortic occlusion. We describe the procedural technique and review the literature on alternative access sites that have been used to perform percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty.

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