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Effectiveness of treatment of in-stent restenosis with an 8-French compatible atherectomy catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12972119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The study reports the results of directional atherectomy with an 8Fr guiding catheter-compatible atherectomy catheter in a series of 31 in-stent restenotic lesions. This preliminary experience indicates a favorable safety profile, with events limited to non-Q-wave myocardial infarction occurring in 3.6% of patients. The secondary end point regarding the incidence of angiographic restenosis at 6 months showed a high restenosis rate (65%).
Flavio Airoldi; Carlo Di Mario; Goran Stankovic; Carlo Briguori; Ezio Bramucci; Bernhard Reimers; Diego Ardissino; Enrico Aurier; Davide Tavano; Antonio Colombo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-15     Completed Date:  2003-12-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  725-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
EMO Centro Cuore, Columbus Clinic, Via Buonarroti 48-20145 Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Atherectomy, Coronary*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Coronary Angiography
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Heart Catheterization*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / etiology*,  prevention & control*,  radiography
Prospective Studies
Severity of Illness Index
Stents / adverse effects*
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome

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