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Interventional strategies for patients with coronary artery disease

Georg Delle Karth
Published in : HAMDAN MEDICAL JOURNAL ; Vol 6, No 1 (2013)
DOI : 10.7707/hmj.v6i1.234

Abstract


Despite large improvements in the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD), it is still the leading cause of death worldwide. The advent of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in clinical practice was a clinical milestone and has dramatically improved the prognosis of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Although the benefit of this intervention in ACS is clearly established, its role in patients with stable CAD is still under debate. The following review examines the current role of PCI and novel technical developments by summarizing the most relevant studies, carried out under various clinical conditions.



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