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Single Lesion of Proximal LAD in Young Patients: Medical Therapy, SVG, IMA Graft, PTCA?

  • N. Spampinato
  • F. Di Lello
  • M. Chello
  • D. Iorio
  • A. R. Marchese
  • L. B. Tecchia
Conference paper

Abstract

Optimal therapy for proximal severe narrowing of the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) in young people has been for the last decade a matter of debate.

Keywords

Coronary Angiography Left Anterior Descend Saphenous Vein Graft Single Lesion Polypropylene Suture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Spampinato
  • F. Di Lello
  • M. Chello
  • D. Iorio
  • A. R. Marchese
  • L. B. Tecchia

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