Chapter 26. Percutaneous Intervention

  1. Salim Yusuf DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC Research Chair Professor of Medicine Director Vice President Research5,6,7,
  2. John A Cairns MD, FRCPC Professor of Medicine Former Dean8,
  3. A John Camm MD British Heart Foundation Professor Head of Cardiac9,
  4. Ernest L Fallen MD, FRCPC Professor Emeritus10 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh MB, ChB, DPhil Consultant Professor of Medicine11
  1. David A Wood MSc, FRCP, FRCPE, FFPHM, FESC1,
  2. Rohit Khurana BMBCh, PhD, MRCP Fellow2 and
  3. Christopher E Buller MD, FRCPC Professor of Medicine Head3,4

Published Online: 21 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch26

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Wood, D. A., Khurana, R. and Buller, C. E. (2009) Percutaneous Intervention, in Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 5

    McMaster University, Canada

  2. 6

    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada

  3. 7

    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  4. 8

    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  5. 9

    St George's University of London, London, UK

  6. 10

    McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  7. 11

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Garfield Weston Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK

  2. 2

    Interventional Cardiology, Vancouver General Hospital, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  3. 3

    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  4. 4

    Division of Cardiology, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159258

Online ISBN: 9781444309768

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Keywords:

  • percutaneous intervention - coronary revascularization strategy;
  • PCI goals - angina and ischemia relief;
  • myocardial ischemia - myocardial oxygen requirement imbalance;
  • PCI systems components - guiding catheter, non-elastomeric balloon;
  • balloon-expandable metallic stents - reducing restenosis;
  • restenosis - clinical challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles and historic overview

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention technology

  • Vascular access

  • Technology and pharmacology trials of percutaneous coronary intervention in stable coronary artery disease

  • Strategic trials of percutaneous coronary intervention versus medical therapy in stable coronary artery disease

  • Conclusions: elective percutaneous coronary intervention versus medical therapy (Boxes 26.5 and 26.6)

  • Future directions and challenges

  • References