coronary artery stenosis


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coronary artery stenosis

A physical obstruction to the flow of blood through the epicardial arteries, usually due to atherosclerotic plaque.
See also: stenosis
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Accuracy of 16-row multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of coronary artery stenosis.
We found a 98% sensitivity rate for detecting significant coronary artery stenosis in our patients; specificity was 91%," said Lucia J.
Percutaneous coronary intervention is increasingly used to manage patients with critical coronary artery stenosis (1).
14) showed that RLP-C concentrations were strongly associated with coronary artery stenosis in normotriglyceridemic patients.
In January 2007, the AngioSculpt[R] Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Scoring Balloon Catheter received FDA Pre-market Application (PMA) Approval for the treatment of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis, including in-stent restenosis and complex type C lesions, for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion.
Severe coronary artery stenosis or total occlusions are frequently observed in patients with stable and unstable coronary artery disease (CAD).
Braun) followed by implantation of the company's Genous Bio-engineered R stent for the percutaneous treatment of coronary artery stenosis.
Critical left main coronary artery stenosis diagnosed by computed tomographic coronary angiography.
He and his associates enrolled 507 patients who required angiography for a clinical indication and had at least one coronary artery stenosis obstructing more than 20% of the vessel.
These investigators also found "cut points[degrees] in the calcium scores that would provide 90-95% sensitivity and specificity in detecting angiographic coronary artery stenosis (27).
Association of Carotid Artery Disease Using Ultrasound to Coronary Artery Stenosis and Coronary Calcium using 64 Slice Cardiac CT Angiography
A previous large study of 450 patients with coronary artery disease that considered patient history, cardiovascular risk factors, medication use and angiographic data showed that the only independent determinant of adequate collateral circulation was the degree of coronary artery stenosis (8).

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