TITLE

Percutaneous coronary intervention and drug-eluting stents

AUTHOR(S)
Yi-ming Yang; Moussa, Issam
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 3, p323
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the developments in percutaneous coronary interventions as of January 2005. Increase in the number of percutaneous coronary interventions performed each year in the U.S.; Significance of the advent of drug-eluting stents to the field of interventional cardiology; Principle of balloon angioplasty; Impact of drug-eluting stents on the treatment of coronary artery disease.
ACCESSION #
15784015

 

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