percutaneous coronary intervention


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Related to percutaneous coronary intervention: CABG, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

intervention

 [in″ter-ven´shun]
interposition or interference in the affairs of another to accomplish a goal or end; see also implementation.
crisis intervention
1. counseling or psychotherapy for patients in a life crisis that is directed at supporting the patient through the crisis and helping the patient cope with the stressful event that precipitated it.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as use of short-term counseling to help the patient cope with a crisis and resume a state of functioning comparable to or better than the pre-crisis state.
nursing intervention an action for which nurses are responsible that is intended to benefit a patient or client.
percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) the management of coronary artery occlusion by any of various catheter-based techniques, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, atherectomy, angioplasty using the excimer laser, and implantation of coronary stents and related devices.
intervention (omaha) in the omaha system, an action or activity undertaken to address a specific client problem and to improve, maintain, or restore health or to prevent illness. See also intervention scheme.

percutaneous coronary intervention

n.
The opening of narrowed or blocked coronary arteries by means of balloon angioplasty (with or without placement of stents), atherectomy, or other techniques involving use of a catheter.

percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

the management of coronary artery occlusion by any of various catheter-based techniques, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, atherectomy, angioplasty using the excimer laser, and implantation of coronary stents and related devices.

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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Study subjects were patients who had undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on a CTO of native coronary artery.
ACME-1 trial (Angioplasty Compared to MEdicine) was one of the first studies to compare the efficacy of percutaneous coronary intervention with medicine alone in patients with stable angina.
A meta-analysis of 3773 patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention or surgery for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis.
Coronary artery bypass grafting vs percutaneous coronary intervention and long-term mortality and morbidity in multivessel disease.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Objective: To determine the outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock.

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