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Spontaneous and procedural plaque embolisation in native coronary arteries: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and prevention.

Abstract:

The detachment of atherothrombotic material from the atherosclerotic coronary plaque and downstream embolisation is an underrecognized phenomenon and it causes different degrees of impairment of the coronary microcirculation. During treatment of obstructive atherosclerotic plaque by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) distal embolisation (DE) is considered to be inevitable and it is associated with potential clinical and prognostic implications. This review aims to assess the main aspect...

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Publisher copy:
10.1155/2013/364247
Journal:
Scientifica More from this journal
Volume:
2013
Pages:
364247
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2090-908X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:446910
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uuid:e8ddb174-3804-432f-8ee7-e3223860c5c5
Local pid:
pubs:446910
Source identifiers:
446910
Deposit date:
2014-08-22

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