Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery

Known as: PLAD, Proximal LAD Artery, Proximal LAD Artery Segment 
The section of the left anterior descending coronary artery that arises from the left main coronary artery and extends to the first diagonal branch.
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2014
2014
Prompt recognition of electrocardiographic signs of acute coronary occlusion is essential for timely restoration of flow. ST… (More)
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2009
2009
AIMS Prognostic value of transthoracic coronary flow reserve (T-CFR) is not established in patients with left anterior descending… (More)
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2008
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2008
OBJECTIVES This study sought to systematically compare the effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Percutaneous intervention (PCI) and minimally invasive direct coronary bypass grafting (MIDCAB) are both well-accepted treatment… (More)
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2006
2006
Coronary artery dissection secondary to blunt chest trauma is a rare occurrence recently reported in the Emergency Medicine… (More)
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2005
2005
Die Stentversorgung von isolierten proximalen LAD-Stenosen wird immer noch kontrovers diskutiert, wegen höherer Restenoserate und… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
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2000
A conserved domain in the extracellular region of the 60- and 80-kilodalton tumor necrosis factor receptors (TNFRs) was… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVES This study sought to examine, in vivo, the shape and position of atheroma in the proximal left anterior descending… (More)
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1995
1995
To determine whether or not ST segment deviation on admission electrocardiograms can identify patients with anterior acute… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) are more effective than medical… (More)
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