Gaceta médica de México
Print version ISSN 0016-3813
BARRERA-RAMIREZ, Carlos Felipe; PINEDA POMPA, Luis Ramón and GUZMAN, Carlos E.. Care for the Cardiopathy Patient after Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Gac. Méd. Méx [online]. 2004, vol.140, n.6, pp. 619-627. ISSN 0016-3813.
At present, new indications and frontiers of interventional cardiology led to percutaneous treatment of a wide spectrum of patients who require myocardial revascularization. The physician must understand the potential benefits, procedural characteristics, andrisks of percutaneous coronary intervention. In this paper, we review general concepts concerning coronary angioplasty.
Keywords : Coronary angioplasty; myocardial revascularization; Percutaneous coronary intervention; stents.