Long-Term Mortality in Patients With Radiation-Associated Coronary Artery Disease Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

BACKGROUND The incidence and predictors of long-term mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for radiation-associated coronary artery disease are unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS In this observational study of 314 patients (age, 65.2±11.4 years; 233 [74%] women) treated with PCI, 157 patients with previous external beam radiation therapy (XRT… CONTINUE READING