[Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) in diabetic patients. Part 1: failure due to restenosis after simple PTCA].

Diabetes mellitus, essentially type 2 diabetes, is markedly associated with a high risk of cardiovascular diseases, especially coronary artery disease (CAD). Revascularization techniques, first coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and second percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), have drastically changed the management of patients with CAD… CONTINUE READING