Guide Catheter Selection, Manipulation, and Support Augmentation for PCI

  • Jean-Michel Paradis
  • Stéphane Rinfret


Selection of guiding or guide catheter is a critical component in performance of percutaneous coronary interventions. It can make the difference between a failure and a successful procedure. There are three main roles of a guiding catheter during PCI [1]:


Right Coronary Artery Chronic Total Occlusion Left Main Side Hole Guide Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Multidisciplinary Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart & Lung InstituteLaval UniversityQuebec CityCanada

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