Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
"Percutaneous Coronary Intervention" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A family of percutaneous techniques that are used to manage CORONARY OCCLUSION, including standard balloon angioplasty (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY), the placement of intracoronary STENTS, and atheroablative technologies (e.g., ATHERECTOMY; ENDARTERECTOMY; THROMBECTOMY; PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL LASER ANGIOPLASTY). PTCA was the dominant form of PCI, before the widespread use of stenting.
|Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
- Coronary Intervention, Percutaneous
- Coronary Interventions, Percutaneous
- Intervention, Percutaneous Coronary
- Interventions, Percutaneous Coronary
- Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
- Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization
- Coronary Revascularization, Percutaneous
- Coronary Revascularizations, Percutaneous
- Percutaneous Coronary Revascularizations
- Revascularization, Percutaneous Coronary
- Revascularizations, Percutaneous Coronary
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