Left main percutaneous coronary intervention.

  title={Left main percutaneous coronary intervention.},
  author={Paul S. Teirstein and Matthew J Price},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={60 17},
The introduction of drug-eluting stents and advances in catheter techniques have led to increasing acceptance of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as a viable alternative to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) for unprotected left main disease. Current guidelines state that it is reasonable to consider unprotected left main PCI in patients with low to intermediate anatomic complexity who are at increased surgical risk. Data from randomized trials involving patients who are candidates for… CONTINUE READING


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