Virgilijus Grinius

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Since the first percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty performed by A. Gruentzig in 1977, percutaneous coronary interventions have become the most important treatment modality for coronary heart disease. Coronary angioplasty carried a significant risk of coronary flow-limiting dissections and restenosis during the first six months following the(More)
A study of acute myocardial infarction morbidity and mortality in Kaunas, using a WHO-recommended method, demonstrated that total mortality rate dropped from 43.9 to 31.7% between 1972 and 1986. An increase in morbidity was recorded among young men, which was due to increasing number of patients with the first myocardial infarction. Mortality changes follow(More)
Percutaneous coronary angioplasty is very well known percutaneous revascularization procedure. Results of the percutaneous coronary angioplasty vary according to the stage of ischemic heart disease. The aim of our study was to evaluate and to compare the results of percutaneous coronary angioplasty in patients with stable and unstable angina. We analyzed(More)
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