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What is coronary revascularization?
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Dr. Alan Heldman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: CABG or PCI
Two major categories of revascularization treatment: CABG (coronary artery bypass grafting) is a surgical procedure, and PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) is a catheter procedure.

In brief: CABG or PCI
Two major categories of revascularization treatment: CABG (coronary artery bypass grafting) is a surgical procedure, and PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) is a catheter procedure.
Dr. Alan Heldman
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Several
Procedures that restore coronary flow distal to the obstructed area.
Range from anastomosis of a living blood vessel from the aorta or another artery to the coronary artery distal to the obstruction, or endoluminal procedures. Live conduits are favored by longevity. For an acute event, endoluminal emergency procedures may prove lifesaving.

In brief: Several
Procedures that restore coronary flow distal to the obstructed area.
Range from anastomosis of a living blood vessel from the aorta or another artery to the coronary artery distal to the obstruction, or endoluminal procedures. Live conduits are favored by longevity. For an acute event, endoluminal emergency procedures may prove lifesaving.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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