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Percutaneous revascularization strategies in small-vessel disease.
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PMID:  23987800     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of small coronary vessels represents a real challenge for myocardial revascularization because of the high risk of stent-restenosis and increased risk of adverse clinical events. Moreover, small coronary arteries supply small myocardial territories therefore questioning the clinical significance of small-vessel stenoses. The definition of small-vessel disease and PCI-strategies used are very heterogeneous across studies. The present review will focus on percutaneous coronary revascularization in patients with small vessel coronary artery disease.
Authors:
E Puymirat; E Barbato
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-7-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1768-3181     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris)     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-8-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0142167     Medline TA:  Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier SAS.
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular center Aalst, OLV hospital, Aalst, Belgium; Department of cardiology, hôpital européen Georges-Pompidou, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, 20, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France; Université Paris Descartes, 75005 Paris, France; Inserm U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center PARCC, 75015 Paris, France. Electronic address: etiennepuymirat@yahoo.fr.
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