two-vessel disease

two-vessel disease

Coronary heart disease in which two coronary arteries have significant narrowing/stenosis. Two-vessel disease may be managed by bypass, as well as by stenting or angioplasty.
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Regarding the extent and severity of CAD, Hodgkin patients had significantly more multi-vessel CAD: 10% had two-vessel disease and 24% had three-vessel disease compared to 6% and 9% of controls, respectively.
The levels of miRNA-145 in patients with three-vessel disease were significantly lower than those with one- or two-vessel disease (Ln_miRNA-145 −7.
ACME-2 trial studied patients having two-vessel disease, stable angina, and a positive stress test, who were treated with either percutaneous coronary intervention or medication and the outcome were compared with those from the previous study of patients with one-vessel disease8.
Significant stenosis of the left main coronary artery was assigned as two-vessel disease.
Thirteen percent of FREEDOM participants had two-vessel disease, and the rest had triple-vessel disease.
PCI patients were more likely to have one- or two-vessel disease, and bypass grafting most often was performed for two- or three-vessel disease," he added.
6) can be considered within the indication of class IIA of asymptomatic coronary artery two-vessel disease.
Coronary revascularization prior to noncardiac surgery is useful in patients with angina and the following limited circumstances: significant left main coronary stenosis, three-vessel disease, two-vessel disease including proximal left anterior descending coronary artery stenosis with left ventricular ejection fraction under 50% or ischemia on noninvasive testing, high-risk unstable angina, or acute MI.
Two-thirds of the patients had two-vessel disease, and almost one-third had triple-vessel disease.
Most of the physicians were overly pessimistic about medical management, judging 5-year survival to be less than 60% in three-vessel disease and less than 70% in two-vessel disease (actual rates are above 80% and 85%, respectively).
Among patients with two-vessel disease, CABG conferred a highly significant 32% reduced risk of death.
Coronary angiography performed in 20 patients revealed severe triple-vessel or left main obstruction in 6, moderate two-vessel disease in 7, and significant single-vessel disease in 7.