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Evaluation of stentangioplasty in university cardiac center.
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PMID:  17703159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this ongoing prospective study conducted in University Cardiac Center, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, from July 2004 to January 2006. Fifty (50) patients (mean age 56+/-7.2 years) underwent stentangioplasty were evaluated. The study group of 50 patients consisted of 42 (84%) men and 08 (16%) women. The aim of this study was to evaluate in-hospital success, failure and complications during the procedures. About risk factors 19(38%) had hypertension, 13(26%) were smoker, 11(22%) suffered from diabetes mellitus, 05(10%) had family history of ischaemic heart disease. Average left ventricular ejection fraction was 54+/-7. Target vessel percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PTCA) were done in 61 vessel, intracoronary stent implanted in 58 vessels, direct stenting were done in 35 cases, failed PTCA were in 03(6%) cases and two had dissection. The native vessels had a mean reference diameter of 2.91 mm and their luminal diameter increased significantly after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). All the patients were discharged by one to three days of the procedure with improvement of their clinical condition. In conclusion, intracoronary stent deployment in coronary artery stenosis following balloon angioplasty is a valid and beneficial strategy with good in-hospital results.
F Rahman; S Banerjee; C M Ahmed; A A Jamil; M S Uddin; S Alam; B Bhattcharjo; G Azam; H Sarker; K Shamim; H Rashid; F Diva; M Jaman; Z Hossain; S A Ahsan; A B Siddique; M Khalil; S S Haque; M J Uddin; K A Hasan; M A Khaleque; M Rashid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-17     Completed Date:  2007-12-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-203     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, University Cardiac Center, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Cardiac Care Facilities
Cohort Studies
Coronary Stenosis / therapy*
Hospitals, University
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome

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