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Is this artery amenable to PCI?
If the right coronary artery is poorly opacified and there is a long segment of mixed soft and calcified plague with occlusion of the lumen >90% stenosis, can the RCA undergo PCI? The distal branch PDA and PLB are patent.
submitted Joseph from Hong Kong on 1/2/2014
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Patrick J. Cook, MD
Based solely on the information given, one would think "yes".
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Updated January 2014