11) Selective coronary arteriography
showed total occlusion of both the LAD and the RCA, with a reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of 0.
13 Therefore, patients who have typical clinical symptoms or who are highly suspected with coronary heart disease need to be examined by coronary arteriography
and treated with PCI timely.
These patients may eventually require coronary arteriography
as negative cardiac caths, in comparison to noninvasive evaluation, reduce repeat ED chest pain evaluations by more than 50%.
Coronary anomalies in 126,595 patients undergoing coronary arteriography
Our evidence has shown that invasive procedures such as coronary arteriography
[inserting a cardiac catheter into an artery in the upper arm or thigh, threading it through the vessel and injecting a contrast medium directly into the heart], bypass surgery, and stent placement are overused in the United States," asserts Merhige.
If ST-segment elevations persist, coronary arteriography
should be performed immediately.
Prieto-Solis et al (20) studied 66 patients with an inferior myocardial infarction who subsequently underwent coronary arteriography
(RCA, n=46; circumflex artery, n = 20) and found that an ST-segment elevation of 1 mm or greater in leads [V.
Other studies using serial coronary arteriography
have shown that a 30% fat diet is not enough to stop the worsening of coronary artery disease in most people.
Here coronary arteriography
would have been the most useful investigation.
Echocardiography and exercise testing may help with the diagnosis, but coronary arteriography
is almost always indicated, he noted.
Individuals with coronary lesions on coronary arteriography
had higher increments in serum creatine after exercise [46.
A coronary arteriography
and an echocardiogram performed in January 1997 were normal.
Earlier in the day, Lee returned to the hospital to have further checks of his heart condition through coronary arteriography
and catheterization, Lien said.
Use of technetium-99m isonitrile in assessing left ventricular perfusion and function at rest and during exercise in coronary artery disease, and comparison with coronary arteriography
and exercise in thallium 201 SPECT imaging.
Within 2 months of ETT, all patients underwent coronary arteriography
and left ventriculography.