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Circulation. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2006 April 4.
Published in final edited form as:
Circulation. 2006 February 28; 113(8): 11011107.
Real-Time MRI-Guided Endovascular Recanalization of Chronic
Total Arterial Occlusion in a Swine Model
Amish N. Raval, MD, Parag V. Karmarkar, MSc, Michael A. Guttman, MSc, Cengizhan Ozturk,
MD, PhD, Smita Sampath, PhD, Ranil DeSilva, MBBS, PhD, Ronnier J. Aviles, MD, Minnan Xu,
BS, Victor J. Wright, BS, William H. Schenke, BS, Ozgur Kocaturk, MSc, Alexander J. Dick,
MD, Venkatesh K. Raman, MD, Ergin Atalar, PhD, Elliot R. McVeigh, PhD, and Robert J.
From the Cardiovascular Branch (ANR, PVK, CO, RDS, RJA, VJW, WHS, OK, AJD, VKR, RJL) and
the Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics (MAG, SS, ERM), Division of Intramural Research, National
Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA; Cardiovascular
Section, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA (ANR); Department
of Radiology (PVK, MX, EA), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Background--Endovascular recanalization (guidewire traversal) of peripheral artery chronic total