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Percutaneous coronary intervention 

Percutaneous coronary intervention
Percutaneous coronary intervention

Andrew R.J. Mitchell

, Nick E.J. West

, Paul Leeson

, and Adrian P. Banning

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date: 19 October 2019

History 158

Indications for PCI 160

Imaging the lesion 162

Lesion classification 164

Guiding catheters 166

Angioplasty guide wires 170

Angioplasty balloons 172

Intracoronary stents 176

Restenosis 178

Drug-eluting stents 180

Stent thrombosis 182

The PCI procedure 184

Intravascular ultrasound 188

Pressure wire 190

Antiplatelet/anticoagulant therapy ...

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