Primary stenting versus MIDCAB: preliminary report-comparision of two methods of revascularization in single left anterior descending coronary artery stenosis.

@article{Cisowski2002PrimarySV,
  title={Primary stenting versus MIDCAB: preliminary report-comparision of two methods of revascularization in single left anterior descending coronary artery stenosis.},
  author={Marek Cisowski and Janusz Drzewiecki and Agnieszka Drzewiecka-Gerber and Andrzej Jaklik and Wojciech Kruczak and Michal Szczeklik and Andrzej A. Bochenek},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={
          S1334-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Percutaneous revascularization is a well-accepted method of treatment for a single left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) stenosis. With the introduction of primary stenting, it has become the treatment of choice for a LAD lesion. In the last few years however, the introduction of minimally invasive cardiac surgery, video-assisted left internal thoracic artery (LITA) harvesting, and robotic surgery have raised the question as to whether minimally invasive surgical… CONTINUE READING

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