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ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: A 68-year-old man was referred for stable angina pectoris and a large apical perfusion defect on stress myocardial scintigraphy. Medical history included chronic oral anticoagulation with warfarin due to long-standing atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and dyslipidaemia. INVESTIGATION: Coronary angiography. DIAGNOSIS: Severe stenosis of the mid left anterior descending coronary artery. TREATMENT: Percutaneous coronary intervention with implantation of drug-eluting stent.
EuroIntervention: journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology 07/2013; 9(7). DOI:10.4244/EIJV9I7A143 · 3.77 Impact Factor