Relation of lumen size to restenosis after percutaneous transluminal coronary balloon angioplasty


Journal Article

The relation between post-percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty (post-PTCA) and angiography indexes were investigated in the Lovastatin Restenosis Trial. Post-PTCA percent diameter measured by the operator was found to be a weak predictor of angiographic and clinical follow-up restenosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Waksman, R; Kosinski, AS; Klein, L; Boccuzzi, SJ; King, SB; Ghazzal, ZMB; Weintraub, WS

Published Date

  • July 15, 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 78 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 221 - 224

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0002-9149(96)90401-4

Citation Source

  • Scopus