[Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and coronary bypass grafting for refractory angina in chronic dialysis patients].

@article{Takeshita1992PercutaneousTC,
  title={[Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and coronary bypass grafting for refractory angina in chronic dialysis patients].},
  author={Satoshi Takeshita and Tetsu Yamaguchi and Takaaki Isshiki and Yuji Ikari and Koji Maemura and Yui Furuta and Taro Nagahara and Hisayoshi Suma and Yasuhiko Wanibuchi and Shinpei Furuta},
  journal={Journal of cardiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={22 2-3},
  pages={383-90}
}
Between June 1983 and July 1989, 25 consecutive chronic dialysis patients with medically refractory angina pectoris underwent revascularization, either percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) (21 males and 4 females, mean age of 57 +/- 10 years, and mean duration of dialysis of 3.7 +/- 5.0 years). Patients with single-vessel disease and/or mildly calcified lesions received PTCA (n = 15), while those with multi-vessel disease and/or… CONTINUE READING