CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Cardiovasc Dis Women WINCARS 2022; 07(01): 043-048
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1748949
Review Article

Micro Catheters in Interventional Cardiology

Arramraj Sreenivas Kumar
1   Cardiology & Clinical Research, Apollo Hospitals, India
2   Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India
3   Apollo IMSR, India
4   FACTS Foundation & FPS, India
,
RamaKrishna Janapati
2   Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

Microcatheters are commonly used hardware during complex coronary and cerebral interventional therapies. With increasing operator experience, more and more complex coronary interventions are beingdone in day-to-day practice and especially with chronic total occlusions. Various types of micro catheters are available in the market with each manufacturer having unique design and purpose. This review summarizes the various available and commonly used microcatheters in interventional cardiology



Publication History

Article published online:
29 July 2022

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