Radial artery graft stenosis treated by percutaneous intervention.

  title={Radial artery graft stenosis treated by percutaneous intervention.},
  author={Pascal Goube and Nadjib Hammoudi and Jean-Yves Pagny and R{\'e}dha Boutekadjirt and Daniel Tol{\'e}dano and Paul E Achouh and Christophe Acar},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={37 3},
OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate the clinical implications of radial artery graft stenosis and the performance of percutaneous intervention (PCI) of radial artery (RA) grafts. METHODS Out of 291 patients, 18 (6.2%) underwent PCI of an RA graft. The indications for PCI were acute myocardial infraction (n=1), angina (n=10) and scintigraphic abnormality (n=5). Two patients were asymptomatic and underwent PCI prior to major extracardiac surgery. The location of the RA stenosis was proximal… CONTINUE READING