Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9880

Yuichi Ozaki

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan

  • Short Communication   
    Expectation of Predicting No-Reflow Phenomenon
    Author(s): Yuichi Ozaki* and Atsushi Tanaka

    Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) has been increasingly utilized for the treatment of coronary artery disease; however, no-reflow phenomenon is one of the crucial complications during PCI. Patients with no-reflow phenomenon are associated with poor clinical outcomes when compared with patients with adequate reflow after reperfusion therapy, and no-reflow phenomenon is an independent prognostic factor. Thus, it is clinically important to predict and if possible, prevent no-reflow phenomenon during PCI. Here, we demonstrate the possibilities and evidences of the tools which are used in the clinical practice for predicting no-reflow phenomenon... Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9880.23.13.761

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