Abstract O.73: Long-term Results Of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Rotational Atherectomy For Localized Stenosis Caused By Kawasaki Disease

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We report the results of percutaneous transluminal coronary rotational atherectomy (PTCRA) for localized stenosis caused by Kawasaki disease (KD). Thirteen male and a female, aged 5 to 29 years (median 13 years), underwent PTCRA and the interval from the PTARA to the latest angiogram ranged from 3 months to 16 years (median 6 years). The target vessels were the left anterior descending artery (3 patients), the left circumflex (2), left main trunk (2) and the right coronary artery (7). The immediate results of PTCRA were successful in all patients, and the mean stenosis degree improved from 86 ± 11% to 36 ± 13%. Five cardiac events occurred within one year (acute myocardial infarction 2, transient complete atrioventricular block 1 and re-PTCRA 2). The survival rate and cardiac event free rate at 15 years after PTCRA were 93% and 71%, respectively. For the graft patency, 4 pts who underwent PTCRA within 10 yeas old, had asymptomatic occlusion within 1 year. The patency rate at 15 years after PTCRA was 69%, in 10 pts who underwent it more than 10 years old. Cardiac events and restenosis occurred within a year after PTCRA. The results in patients less than 10 years old was poor. If a graft is patent in one year after procedure, long-term patency may be expected in patients more than 10 years old.

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