1. Refining percutaneous coronary intervention: intracoronary imaging, haemodynamics, P2Y12 antagonists, and public outcomes reporting

    Refining percutaneous coronary intervention: intracoronary imaging, haemodynamics, P2Y12 antagonists, and public outcomes reporting

    Podcast: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a remarkable success story and a lesson to sceptics as well. Although Andreas Grüntzig’s seminal first procedure went smoothly with an amazing and longstanding result after two balloon inflations, PCI remained a risky and complication-prone procedure initially. 1 Had it not have been for its elegance and vision, PCI would have been abandoned due to the risk of acute occlusions and its high rate of restenosis. 2 However, against all odds, step by step, the procedure was improved and refined, thanks to guidewires, stents, 3 , 4 antithrombotic medication 5 , 6 , secondary prevention ...

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