[The recanalization of the chronically occluded infarct vessel in single-vessel coronary disease. The reduction of cardiac events in long-term clinical follow-up].

@article{Seggewiss1995TheRO,
  title={[The recanalization of the chronically occluded infarct vessel in single-vessel coronary disease. The reduction of cardiac events in long-term clinical follow-up].},
  author={Hubert Seggewiss and S. Strick and Manfred Everlien and Dieter Fassbender and Henning Karl Schmidt and Ulrich Gleichmann},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1995},
  volume={120 39},
  pages={1305-11}
}
OBJECTIVE The prognostic significance of recanalisation of a chronically occluded infarct vessel in single-vessel coronary disease remains controversial, in contrast to early re-opening of the infarct vessel in the acute state of infarction. It was the purpose of this prospective study to discover whether successful recanalisation in the former influences the incidence of cardiac events (death, infarction, by-pass operation) and clinical symptoms in the long term. PATIENTS AND METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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