Coronary Angioplasty: A New Way to Revascularization of the Heart

  • A. Oriol
  • C. Crexells
  • J. M. Augé
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 81)


Since its introduction by Grüntzig in 1977 [1] percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) has evolved as an accepted alternative to coronary bypass surgery, providing the anatomy of the disease is appropriate [2].


Coronary Angioplasty Coronary Bypass Surgery Laser Angioplasty Coronary Arteriogram Primary Success Rate 
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  • A. Oriol
  • C. Crexells
  • J. M. Augé

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