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Transmyocardial laser revascularization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11072279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMR) is a procedure that is in a state of transition. The purpose of this article is to review the historical aspects of TMR. Important nursing aspects of the thoracotomy and percutaneous approaches are detailed. Outcomes related to the surgical procedure are also discussed. Although the exact mechanism of TMR is unknown, the procedure offers an improvement in the quality of life, reduction in antianginal medications, increased exercise tolerance, and a possibility of prolonged life.
B Leeper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nursing clinics of North America     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0029-6465     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-04     Completed Date:  2001-01-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042033     Medline TA:  Nurs Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  933-44     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; N    
Cardiovascular Services, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / nursing,  surgery*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Myocardial Revascularization / methods*
Postoperative Complications
Postoperative Period

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