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PCI for chronic stable coronary artery disease

Giuseppe De Luca, Elena Franchi and Harry Suryapranata

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/9780199558872.003.0008

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

PCI for chronic stable coronary artery disease

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• Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in chronic stable patients is indicated when symptoms are difficult to control despite optimal medical therapy, when large ischemic area and the lesions are suitable for a percutaneous approach. • PCI in chronic stable patients does not decrease the risk of death or myocardial infarction in stable patients.

Chapter.  2905 words. 

Subjects: Primary Care

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