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A Meta-Analysis of 3,773 Patients Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Surgery for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Stenosis.
The patient was stabilised and urgent coronary angiography revealed a large dissection of the left main coronary artery, with absence of flow in both the left anterior descending and circumflex coronary arteries.
SYNTAX is considered a landmark study that will provide important data regarding the use of DES in these highly complex patients, including patients with three-vessel disease, left main coronary artery disease and patients with diabetes mellitus.
director of Interventional Cardiology at Rabin Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, who also participated in the first two cases and also performed a case in his hospital, added, "Based on our first successful experiences, the Tryton stent seems to be an important new tool for interventionists as we take on cases involving complex bifurcations and the distal segment of the left main coronary artery.
Branching patterns of the left main coronary artery in the dog demonstrated by the use of corrosion casting technique.
Giant aneurysm of the left main coronary artery with fistulous communication to the right atrium.
An anomalous origin of right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva associated with syncope in an young athlete after a football game has been reported by Lilly et al, (16) in which case the right coronary artery began adjacent to the ostium of left main coronary artery, coursed between aorta and pulmonary trunk and had a characteristic "slit-like" ostial orifice.
50% diameter stenosis of the culprit lesion with normal coronary blood flow, those who required emergency revascularization for severe left main coronary artery or mutlivessel diseases, those with saphenous vein grafts or left internal mammary artery lesions and those who did not achieve coronary artery patency were excluded from the study.
M2 PHARMA-March 21, 2016-Stentys Self-Apposing Stent Receives CE Marking for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease
Left main coronary artery compression by an enlarged pulmonary artery.
Treatment of the left main coronary artery is critical as the artery supplies the majority of blood to the left side of the heart; a narrowing in this vessel can place the patient at high risk for life-threatening events.