Long-term clinical outcomes after unprotected left main trunk percutaneous revascularization in 279 patients.

@article{Tan2001LongtermCO,
  title={Long-term clinical outcomes after unprotected left main trunk percutaneous revascularization in 279 patients.},
  author={Walter A Tan and Hideo Tamai and Soon Joo Park and H. W. Thijs Plokker and Masakiyo Nobuyoshi and T. Suzuki and Antonio Colombo and Carlos M Macaya and David R. Holmes and David Jacques Cohen and Patrick L. Whitlow and Stephen G. Ellis},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 14},
  pages={1609-14}
}
BACKGROUND Percutaneous coronary revascularization (PCI) has been increasingly applied to unprotected left main trunk (LMT) lesions, with varied long-term success. This study attempts to define the predictors of outcome in this population. METHODS AND RESULTS Two hundred seventy-nine consecutive patients who had LMT PCI at 1 of 25 sites between 1993 and 1998 were studied. Forty-six percent of these patients were deemed inoperable or at high surgical risk. Thirty-eight patients (13.7%) died in… CONTINUE READING
75 Citations
32 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 75 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 references

Catheter-based reperfusion of unprotected left main stenosis during an acute myocardial infarction (the ULTIMA experience).Am J Cardiol.1999;83:1513–1517

  • SP Marso, G Steg, T Plokker
  • Circulation October
  • 2001

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…