percutaneous coronary intervention


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Related to percutaneous coronary intervention: CABG, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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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CAD was defined as a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), bypass surgery, or at least a 50% narrowing of a coronary artery.
CTO with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is more dangerous and challenging because it has very less rates of success in comparison to its complications and recurrence rate of restenosis4.
Study sample consist of 731 patients who underwent invasive coronary angiography (ICA) and 226 patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Development and validation of a prediction rule for benefit and harm of dual antiplatelet therapy beyond 1 year after percutaneous coronary intervention. JAMA 2016;315:1735-49.
2011 ACCF/AHA/SCAI guideline for percutaneous coronary intervention a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
Unfractionated heparin is recommended by all guidelines as anticoagulant in percutaneous coronary intervention but has got its own limitations.
Isolated acute iatrogenic aortic dissection during percutaneous coronary intervention without involvement of the coronary arteries.
The Dh7.5-million robotic device, called CorPath GRX, is a second generation robotic-assisted Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) system which is used in cardiac intervention operations.
The main aim of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), colloquially called stenting, is symptom relief, generally improved exercise tolerance and time.
Reifart et al., "In-hospital outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with chronic total occlusion: insights from the ERCTO (European registry of chronic total occlusion) registry," EuroIntervention, vol.
The procedure done in this case, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) may significantly limit the need for repeat CABG years which may have a higher risk of complication.
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is not significantly better than a placebo procedure in improving exercise capacity or symptoms, even in patients with severe coronary stenosis, according to the ORBITA study published in The Lancet.

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