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18 Feb 20. Featured editorial

Non-obstructive coronary artery disease can no longer be ignored.

Link to editorial on European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Imaging

 

Authors

Marc R Dweck, David E Newby

 

Abstract

Historically, coronary artery disease has been defined by the presence of an obstructive coronary artery stenosis in one or more coronary vessels, with the majority of our current treatment strategies based around this paradigm: the removal of obstruction to treat angina & to prevent myocardial infarction. However, many randomized controlled trials have consistently demonstrated that alleviating ischaemia by removal of flow obstruction with percutaneous coronary intervention does ...

 

Read more in the editorial in European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Imaging

 

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