Subacute Left Main Coronary Stenosis: An Unusual but Serious Complication of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
- Current Role of Laser Angioplasty of Restenotic Coronary Stents. Batyraliev, Talantbek A.; Pershukov, Igor V.; Niyazova-Karben, Zarema A.; Karaus, Alexandru; Calenici, Oleg; Guler, Niyazi; Eryonucu, Beyhan; Temamogullari, Alivahit; Ozgul, Sami; Akgul, Ferit; Sengul, Hakan; Dogru, Orhan; Demirbas, Onder; Timoshin, Ivan S.; Gaigukov, Alexei V.; Petrakova, Larisa N.; Peresypko, Marina K.; Sidorenko, Boris A. // Angiology;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p21
Treatment of in-stent restenosis (ISR) with conventional percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) causes significant recurrent neointimal tissue growth in 30-85%. Therefore, laser ablation of intrastent neointimal hyperplasia before balloon dilation can be an attractive alternative....
- Interventional treatment for stable angina pectoris is not superior to medical treatment. Margulescu, Andrei Dumitru // Maedica - a Journal of Clinical Medicine;2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p166
The article discusses the COURAGE study which examines the interventional treatment for stable angina pectoris wherein coronary balloon angioplasty has no effect when added to medical treatment. The study evaluated 2287 patients with stable angina pectoris who were randomized 1:1 coronary stent...
- Paclitaxel-eluting stents in coronary artery disease. Nawarskas, James J.; Osborn, Larry A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;11/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p2241
Purpose. Clinical information regarding paclitaxel-eluting coronary artery stents is reviewed. Summary. Restenosis is a significant complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. Coronary artery stenting has reduced restenosis compared with traditional balloon angioplasty, although...
- Coronary artery spasm in ischemic heart disease. Cheng, Tsung O. // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p233
Provides information on coronary artery spasm in ischemic heart disease. Classic angina versus variant angina; Role of spasm in ischemic coronary syndromes; Pathogenesis of coronary artery spasm; Calcium channel blocker therapy.
- Quantitative perfusion reserve by CMR differentiated moderate from severe stenoses in patients with CAD. // Cardiology Today;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p10
The article discusses research that distinguished between moderate and severe stenosis with quantitative perfusion reserve in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) through cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) by A. Patel et al. published in a 2010 issue of "Journal of American College Cardiology."
- Endovascular Intervention for Stenosis Following Cartoid Stent-Supported Angioplasty. Bates, Mark C.; AbuRahma, Ali F. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p393
Presents a case report of a patient with symptomatic late restenosis following carotid stent-supported angioplasty (CSSA). Medical history of the patient; Concerns about the long-term patency of CSSA; Success rate of carotid stent procedures.
- Stenting alone versus debulking and debulking plus stent in branch ostial lesions of native coronary arteries. Chung, Chang-Min; Nakamura, Shigeru; Tanaka, Koji; Tanigawa, Jun; Kitano, Katsuya; Akiyama, Tatsurou; Matoba, Yoshiki; Katoh, Osamu // Heart & Vessels;Sep2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p213
Angioplasty of branch ostial stenosis is associated with a high complication and restenosis rate. Previous investigations have demonstrated various treatments. However, the ideal strategy for treating branch ostial lesion remains uncertain. This investigation attempted to compare the acute, late...
- Observations on Plasma ANP Levels During Short-Term Transient Myocardial Ischemia Produced by PTCA in Patients with LAD Stenosis. Gasser, R.; Luha, O.; Dusleag, J.; Eber, B.; Rotman, R.; Klein, W.; Fueger, G. R. // Angiology;Apr1993, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p278
Ten patients with coronary artery disease and stable angina (mean age fifty-seven) were included in the study. Five of the patients had normal left ventricular function, 5 had local hypokinesia or akinesia; 8 had one-stem and 2 had two-stem disease, but all had left anterior descending (LAD)...
- Stenosis. // Current Medical Literature: Interventional Cardiology Monitor;2006, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p121
The article presents comments on the findings of studies on stenosis. They include "Comparison of Simple and Complex Stenting Techniques in the Treatment of Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Bifurcation Stenosis," by Y. H. Kim, S. W. Park et al, "Comparison Between Coronary Angioplasty and...