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Should ischemia be the main target in selecting a percutaneous coronary intervention strategy?
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PMID:  23984928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Contemporary studies have demonstrated that revascularization therapy targeted at coronary anatomy alone has not been able to consistently yield significant prognostic clinical outcomes. The practice of specific ischemia-targeted intervention for coronary disease in certain study populations has, however, produced important and reproducible clinical outcomes in terms of both symptoms and prognosis. We discuss the recent evidence and propose an ischemia-driven approach for selecting a percutaneous coronary intervention strategy.
Kristel Longman; Nick Curzen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of cardiovascular therapy     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1744-8344     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101182328     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1051-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK.
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