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Who would need atherectomy for coronary artery disease (cad)?

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Dr. Marco Paliotta
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Uncommon situation.

Atherectomy means removal of the atheroma, that is, of the plaque that is causing the blockage of the artery.
This particular procedure is rarely performed during coronary bypass surgery and involves removal of plaque from the right coronary artery.

In brief: Uncommon situation.

Atherectomy means removal of the atheroma, that is, of the plaque that is causing the blockage of the artery.
This particular procedure is rarely performed during coronary bypass surgery and involves removal of plaque from the right coronary artery.
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