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Coronary angiography and other intracoronary diagnostic techniques

Petr Widimsky

in Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

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ISBN: 9780199558872
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558872.003.0005

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Coronary angiography and other intracoronary diagnostic techniques

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• Coronary angiography (CAG) with PCI is urgently indicated to improve the prognosis in most patients with acute coronary syndromes. • CAG is electively indicated in chronic stable angina patients willing to have symptom relief. • CAG is only rarely indicated in asymptomatic stable patients.

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Subjects: Primary Care

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