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PCI techniques

Giuseppe De Luca, Petr Widimsky and Harry Suryapranata

in Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199558872
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558872.003.0007

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

PCI techniques

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• Material selection and intervention technique are important factors for the procedural success, especially in the high risk subjects. • The clinical judgement (based on the knowledge of guidelines) must precede the indication in order to maximize the patient's clinical benefit based on available modern percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) techniques. • Attention should be paid to prevent arterial access site complications and contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN).

Chapter.  3715 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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