intracoronary stenting


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intracoronary stenting

Coronary stenting Cardiology A treatment for vessel closure after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty which ↓ the rate of restenosis, in which a cylindrical stent is placed within vessel(s) that are stenosed by atheroscerotic lesions Complications Thrombotic occlusion of stent, hemorrhage and peripheral vascular complications due to intensive anticoagulation
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per·cu·ta·ne·ous co·ro·nar·y in·ter·ven·tion

(PCI) (pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs kōr'ŏ-nar'ē in'tĕr-ven'shŭn)
The treatment modality used during cardiac catheterization to reduce or remove occlusion within the coronary arteries and increase perfusion to the myocardium. PCIs include atherectomy, brachytherapy, stent implantation, angioplasty, and laser revascularization.
Synonym(s): intracoronary stenting.
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Treatment of SCAD with intracoronary stenting. Am Heart J 1996;132:200-202.
-- The glycoprotein IIb/IIIa platelet receptor blocker eptifibatide cut the risk of serious complications during the first 48 hours after elective intracoronary stenting by almost 40%.
As this field evolves, and as the price of stents decreases, it may be expected that the overall clinically favorable results seen with intracoronary stenting will be reflected in an overall shorter length of stay, and an overall lower cost.
'Intracoronary Stenting and Angiographic Results: Drug-eluting Stents for Unprotected LM Lesions' (ISAR-LM2)11 evaluated the safety and efficacy of everolimus EES vs zotarolimus eluting stent (ZES) and provided comparable clinical and angiographic outcomes at 1-year follow-up.
Absorption, metabolization, and antiplatelet effects of 300-, 600-, and 900-mg loading doses of clopidogrel: results of the ISARCHOICE (Intracoronary Stenting and Antithrombotic Regimen: Choose Between 3 High Oral Doses for Immediate Clopidogrel Effect) Trial.
Intracoronary stenting without anticoagulation accomplished with intravascular ultrasound guidance.
Treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection with intracoronary stenting. Am Heart J 1996;132:200-2.