two-vessel disease

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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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Turning the data around," he continued, "we can say that younger patients with single- or double-vessel disease, short lesions, and large stent sizes fare very well with bare-metal stents.
Patients were stratified according to whether they had single- or double-vessel disease and were then randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: medical treatment with 80 mg of atorvastatin (Lipitor) per day or angioplasty followed by usual care, which could include lipid-lowering treatment.