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PCI for acute coronary syndromes (including STEMI)

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/9780199558872.003.0009

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

PCI for acute coronary syndromes (including STEMI)

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• Acute coronary syndromes represent the most important indication for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) due to the fact that only for this group of patients PCI is proved as life-saving therapy. • Technique is similar to elective PCI in stable patients. • The organization of the entire team and infrastructure plays a critical role.

Chapter.  3501 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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