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Folia Medica Indonesiana

ISSN 0303-7932

Vol. 37 / No. 2 / Published : 2001-04

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Original Article :

Elective stenting in unprotected left main coronary disease. as alternative therapy of cabg

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      Abstract :

      Left main coronary artery (LMCA) stenosis has a poor prognosis. Revascularisation by CABG has been proven to improve survival and generally preferred therapeuthical option. With the advance of technology and experience in PTCA we extended indication to patient anatomy suitable to dilatation who were refused by cardiac surgeon or patient, as bail out procedure or as alternative therapy and high risk patients with comorbid diseases. Elective PTCA and stenting in LMCA stenosis is technically feasible and should be considered and particular cases as alternative therapy of CABG

      Keyword :

      Left main Artery Coronary Stenosis (LMCA); Percutaneus Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA); Stent,

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