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Treatment of calcified coronary artery lesions

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Treatment of calcified coronary artery lesions. / Farag, Mohamed; Costopoulos, Charis; Gorog, Diana A; Prasad, Abhiram; Srinivasan, Manivannan.

In: Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, Vol. 14, No. 6, 15.03.2016, p. 683-690.

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Farag, Mohamed ; Costopoulos, Charis ; Gorog, Diana A ; Prasad, Abhiram ; Srinivasan, Manivannan. / Treatment of calcified coronary artery lesions. In: Expert review of cardiovascular therapy. 2016 ; Vol. 14, No. 6. pp. 683-690.

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title = "Treatment of calcified coronary artery lesions",
abstract = "Heavily calcified coronary plaques represent a complex lesion subset and a challenge to the interventional cardiologist, as they are often resistant to simple plaque modification with conventional balloon angioplasty. Inadequate plaque modification can lead to stent underdeployment, which itself predisposes to in-stent restenosis and stent thrombosis. Over the years, a number of mechanical devices ranging from modified angioplasty balloons to atherectomy devices have become available in order to tackle such lesions. Here we review these devices concentrating on the evidence behind their use.",
keywords = "Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary, Atherectomy, Coronary, Calcinosis, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Humans, Plaque, Atherosclerotic, Stents, Treatment Outcome, Journal Article, Review",
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