Restenosis and accelerated left main coronary artery disease presenting six months after successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

Abstract

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is widely used to achieve myocardial revascularization because of its high success rate and low rate of complications. A 30% rate of restenosis remains the most serious hurdle to overcome. This phenomenon results from endothelial injury caused by balloon inflation. However, not widely appreciated is that… (More)

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@article{Mishkel1989RestenosisAA, title={Restenosis and accelerated left main coronary artery disease presenting six months after successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.}, author={Greg Mishkel and Jenefer Marquis}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={1989}, volume={5 4}, pages={187-90} }