Embolic Protection Devices in Saphenous Vein Graft and Native Vessel Percutaneous Intervention: A Review

@inproceedings{Sturm2012EmbolicPD,
  title={Embolic Protection Devices in Saphenous Vein Graft and Native Vessel Percutaneous Intervention: A Review},
  author={Eron Sturm and David Goldberg and Sheldon Goldberg},
  booktitle={Current cardiology reviews},
  year={2012}
}
The clinical benefit of percutaneous intervention (PCI) depends on both angiographic success at the site of intervention as well as the restoration of adequate microvascular perfusion. Saphenous vein graft intervention is commonly associated with evidence of distal plaque embolization, which is correlated with worse clinical outcomes. Despite successful… CONTINUE READING