Stenting of partial and total coronary occlusions in Trinidad and Tobago.

@article{Thomas2001StentingOP,
  title={Stenting of partial and total coronary occlusions in Trinidad and Tobago.},
  author={Callahan Thomas and Dawn H. Williams and Avery Q. J. Hinds and S. R. Daniel and Fiona Ryan and C Ramroop and Chandishwar Nath and Doug Crosby},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={22-6}
}
In order to evaluate the efficacy and safety of coronary stenting, we reviewed the first 32 consecutive patients (34 vessels) who underwent elective coronary stenting during the period August 1999 to August 2000 inclusive at the Digital Lab installed at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Trinidad and Tobago. Aspirin, heparin and ticlopidine were used routinely. Abciximab was used in selected cases (38%). The mean age of patients was 55 +/- 10 years. Eighty-one per cent were male, 52… CONTINUE READING