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Mechanical plaque sealing in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a local solution for a systemic disease involving whole coronary arterial tree?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18499286     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mechanical plaque sealing with coronary stents is an established way of treating culprit lesions in diseased coronary arteries. Even though coronary stents are invaluable tools for local treatment of the diseased coronary arteries, the high prevalence of pancoronary destabilization in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) highlights the importance of the systemic approaches rather than the local treatment of the culprit lesion.
Authors:
Turgay Celik; Atila Iyisoy; U Cagdas Yuksel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Letter     Date:  2008-05-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  135     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-02     Completed Date:  2009-08-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  102-4; author reply 105-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Coronary Syndrome / epidemiology*,  immunology,  therapy*
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Vessels / pathology
Humans
Prevalence
Risk Factors
Stents*
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Int J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 28;130(3):503-4   [PMID:  17919751 ]

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