TITLE

Justification for complete revascularisation at the time of primary angioplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Malik, I. S.; Gerber, R. T.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Heart;May2010, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p652
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the need to justify the use of complete revascularization (CR) at the time of primary angioplasty in patients with multivessel disease and myocardial infarction. According to the authors, there is no consensus on the treatment of non-infarct-related lesions in patients with multivessel disease and other treatment procedures are left to the discretion of the surgeon. They add that a non-invasive test is used to determine if revascularization is needed to treat ischemia.
ACCESSION #
52086653

 

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