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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    

Patrick J. Cook, MDBased solely on the information given, one would think "yes".

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