The Year in Cardiology 2013: coronary intervention.

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The Year in Cardiology 2013: coronary intervention.

Eur Heart J. 2014 Jan 2;

Authors: Erbel R, Wijns W

The year 2013 was rich of new developments in cardiology, and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in particular. This overview article will focus on contributions in the following areas: training for PCI, appropriateness and indications; access site selection, risk scores, peri-procedural myocardial infarction; trial results and long-term follow-up; PCI for specific patient and lesion subsets, including acute coronary syndrome and ST-segment myocardial infarction; prevention of ischemic and reperfusion injury; stent thrombosis and new coronary stents and scaffolds.

PMID: 24385373 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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