Subhash Banerjee

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Role of PCI and Catheter-Based Revascularization for Symptomatic Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (including Role of Fractional Flow Reserve)

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Role of percutaneous coronary intervention in the treatment of patients with chronic ischemic heart disease The goals of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for revascularization of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are: (1) to improve survival time and/or (2) to relieve symptoms. PCI recommendations in this section have been…

Embolic Protection Devices

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Introduction Sustained freedom from angina and ischemic events after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery using saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) is limited by the development of atherosclerotic disease within the grafts, as only about 80% of SVGs remain patent 5 years status postsurgery, decreasing to 60% at 10 years.…

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