Percutaneous coronary intervention and drug-eluting stents

Yi-ming Yang; Moussa, Issam
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 3, p323
Academic Journal
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.


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