Impact of renal insufficiency on angiographic, procedural, and in-hospital outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention.

Patients with chronic renal insufficiency (RI) have higher in-hospital mortality and major adverse cardiac event (MACE) rates after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The mechanisms of this adverse course are not well understood. It was hypothesized that this worse outcome may be caused by inadequate PCI results secondary to more complex coronary… CONTINUE READING