percutaneous coronary intervention

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percutaneous coronary intervention

n.
The opening of narrowed or blocked coronary arteries by means of balloon angioplasty (with or without placement of stents), atherectomy, or other techniques involving use of a catheter.
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Incidence and angiographic predictors of side branch occlusion following high-pressure intracoronary stenting.
Supply intracoronary stenting and angioplasty balonoion
Five-year clinical outcomes of a polymer-free sirolimus-eluting stent versus a permanent polymer paclitaxel-eluting stent: Final results of the intracoronary stenting and angiographic restenosis--test equivalence between 2 drug-eluting stents (ISAR-TEST) trial.
Intracoronary stenting for postpartum coronary artery dissection.
It is also indicated in the United States for the treatment of patients at time of PCI, including in patients undergoing intracoronary stenting.
A significant and independent prognostic role of CRP on both major adverse events and angiographic restenosis was later shown in 276 patients undergoing intracoronary stenting (P = 0.
The glycoprotein IIb/IIIa platelet receptor blocker eptifibatide cut the risk of serious complications during the first 48 hours after elective intracoronary stenting by almost 40%.
As this field evolves, and as the price of stents decreases, it may be expected that the overall clinically favorable results seen with intracoronary stenting will be reflected in an overall shorter length of stay, and an overall lower cost.
The publication of these long-term outcomes has been much anticipated by interventional cardiologists who have already broadly adopted INTEGRILIN usage at time of intracoronary stenting.