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Percutaneous coronary intervention

Andrew R.J. Mitchell, Nick E.J. West, Paul Leeson and Adrian P. Banning

in Cardiac Catheterization and Coronary Intervention

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199295791
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725838 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199295791.003.0007

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Percutaneous coronary intervention

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History - Indications for PCI - Imaging the lesion - Lesion classification - Guiding catheters - Angioplasty guide wires - Angioplasty balloons - Intracoronary stents - Restenosis - Drug-eluting stents - Stent thrombosis - The PCI procedure - Intravascular ultrasound - Pressure wire - Antiplatelet/anticoagulant therapy - Specific techniques in complex PCI - PCI in acute myocardial infarction - Primary PCI - Facilitated PCI - Multi-vessel PCI - Bifurcation lesion PCI - Left main stem PCI - Chronic total occlusion PCI - Vein graft PCI - The ‘No-reflow’ phenomenon - Rotational atherectomy

Chapter.  12604 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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