Medical approaches to prevention of restenosis after coronary angioplasty.

Abstract

Although initial success rates for coronary angioplasty have improved, the rate of restenosis within 6 months of the procedure has persisted at 30 to 40%. The relation of restenosis to initial success, recurrence of symptoms and risk factors suggests that high grade or total lesions, long lesions, lesions in the proximal left anterior descending artery or… (More)

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@article{Blackshear1987MedicalAT, title={Medical approaches to prevention of restenosis after coronary angioplasty.}, author={Joseph L. Blackshear and William O'Callaghan and Robert M. Califf}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={1987}, volume={9 4}, pages={834-48} }