A Novel Modification of the Retrograde Approach for the Recanalization of Chronic Total Occlusion of the Coronary Arteries Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Reverse Controlled Antegrade and Retrograde Tracking

as a modification of the classic CART technique developed by Dr. Osamu Katoh and colleagues. This report focuses on the use of adjunctive IVUS to facilitate this method for retrograde based dissection reentry. Reverse CART with or without IVUS is a standard and important approach for contemporary retrograde CTO PCI.

 

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