Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Dharam J. Kumbhani, Deepak L. Bhatt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiovascular Clinical Trials
Subtitle of host publicationPutting the Evidence into Practice
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages38
ISBN (Print)9781405162159
StatePublished - Oct 3 2012


  • Biodegradable/bioabsorbable stents, in PCI as third-generation DES
  • CBA and non-compliant balloon with microsurgical atherotomes
  • CTO revascularization
  • EESs, representing the second generation of DESs
  • ELCA and photoacoustic effects of laser energy in tissue absorption
  • PCI, referring broadly to PTCA, or balloon angioplasty
  • PTCA alone, current indications of decrease and stent placement
  • PTCA versus medical therapy trials
  • Radial access for diagnostic angiography, PCI minimizing bleeding
  • Randomized controlled trials of BMS versus PTCA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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