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Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty for patients with unstable angina pectoris.
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PMID:  1453543     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) was successful in 91% of 76 patients with unstable angina pectoris refractory to pharmacological treatment. However, the rate of acute occlusion and reocclusion was rather high (95). Restenosis developed in 56.5% of successful cases after initial PTCA, and 29 patients underwent 2nd, and nine 3rd PTCA. Most refractory unstable angina can be controlled by PTCA, which may require repeating in some patients.
R Hattori; Y Yui; T Aoyama; H Morishita; K Sakaguchi; T Susawa; S Tamaki; M Takahashi; M Shirotani; H Uchizumi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese circulation journal     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0047-1828     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. Circ. J.     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-31     Completed Date:  1992-12-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806868     Medline TA:  Jpn Circ J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1180-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Angina, Unstable / radiography,  therapy*
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary* / methods
Coronary Angiography
Middle Aged

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