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Excimer laser coronary angioplasty for a lotus root-like structure in the left anterior descending coronary artery

  • Eiji Taguchi
  • Masayuki Inoue
  • Kenji Sakamoto
  • Koichi Nakao
  • Kenichi Tsujita
  • Tomohiro Sakamoto
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© Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eiji Taguchi
    • 1
  • Masayuki Inoue
    • 1
  • Kenji Sakamoto
    • 2
  • Koichi Nakao
    • 1
  • Kenichi Tsujita
    • 2
  • Tomohiro Sakamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of CardiologySaiseikai Kumamoto Hospital Cardiovascular CenterKumamotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical SciencesKumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan

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