Procedural outcomes and long-term survival among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion in native coronary arteries: a 20-year experience.

@article{Suero2001ProceduralOA,
  title={Procedural outcomes and long-term survival among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion in native coronary arteries: a 20-year experience.},
  author={J A Suero and Steven P. Marso and Philip M. Jones and Steven B Laster and Kenneth C Huber and Lee V. Giorgi and Warren L. Johnson and Barry D. Rutherford},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={795}
}
OBJECTIVES The study compared procedural outcomes and long-term survival for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of a chronic total coronary artery occlusion (CTO) with a matched non-CTO cohort to determine whether successful PCI of a CTO is associated with improved survival. BACKGROUND Percutaneous coronary intervention of a CTO… CONTINUE READING