Late regression of the dilated site after coronary angioplasty: a 5-year quantitative angiographic study.

@article{Ormiston1997LateRO,
  title={Late regression of the dilated site after coronary angioplasty: a 5-year quantitative angiographic study.},
  author={John A Ormiston and Fiona M. Stewart and Aoife M. Roche and Bruce J Webber and Ralph M L Whitlock and Mark Wi Webster},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1997},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={
          468-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND Limited data are available on the changes that occur at the dilated site late after coronary angioplasty. The aim of this study was to evaluate with quantitative angiography the natural history of changes that occur in the dilated segment between "early" (approximately 6 months) and "late" (approximately 5 years) follow-up after angioplasty. METHODS AND RESULTS Of 127 consecutive patients (174 lesions) with successful angioplasty, 125 underwent early angiography. Three patients… CONTINUE READING
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