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Current challenges in coronary stenting: from bench to bedside.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17956241     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) now outnumbers CABG (coronary artery bypass grafting) by more than 3:1 for the treatment of coronary heart disease. In this article, we discuss the current challenges faced by interventional cardiologists including restenosis and its treatment options and potential therapies for the future. The impact of stent geometry on restenosis and strategies to deal with challenging lesions such as bifurcations and lesions in the left main stem are also discussed.
A C Morton; R D Walker; J Gunn
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biochemical Society transactions     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0300-5127     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem. Soc. Trans.     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-24     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506897     Medline TA:  Biochem Soc Trans     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  900-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Medicine and Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield S10 2RX, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Disease / surgery*
Stem Cells

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