ISSN 1016-5169 | E-ISSN 1308-4488
Restenosis After Successf'ul Coronary Angioplasty: Koşuyolu Experience [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1991; 19(1): 34-37

Restenosis After Successf'ul Coronary Angioplasty: Koşuyolu Experience

Tuğrul OKAY1, Mehmet ÖZDEMİR1, Nuri ÇAĞLAR1, Oktay SANCAKTAR1, Ali Rıza KAZAZOĞLU1

The PTCA procedure was performed to 143 patients succesfully until end of December 1989. Of these angiographic follow-up was available in 120 (84 %) patients. The mean age was 50.5±8.7, 128 of these were men: 134 lesions were dilated. 30 patients of this group had to undergo PTCA for the second or third time. Global restenosis rate was 35 % (42 patients). Lesion restenosis rate was 35.8 %. The restenosis rate in the 111 patients with first PTCA procedures was 33.3 % (39 % in the left anterior descending, 20 % in right coronary and 15.4 % in left circumflex artery, p<0.0.001). It was 61.6% in the proximal part of the anterior descending. In 80 % of the patients restenosis was seen in the first three months after the PTCA.

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Tuğrul OKAY, Mehmet ÖZDEMİR, Nuri ÇAĞLAR, Oktay SANCAKTAR, Ali Rıza KAZAZOĞLU. Restenosis After Successf'ul Coronary Angioplasty: Koşuyolu Experience. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1991; 19(1): 34-37
Manuscript Language: Turkish

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