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  • Unit 8.2b: Coronary Stenting: Basic Concepts, Part 2

    Sheldon Goldberg, MD — Hahnemann University Hospital

    Duration:1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    • Grant and/or Research Support: Cordis; Boston Scientific
    • Consultant: Medical Simulation Corporation

    Learning Objectives

    • Landmark trials differentiating immediate and long-term benefits of PTCA vs. addition of stent
    • Stent thrombosis: incidence, timing, outcome, optimizing pharmacology
    • Expanded indications and factors affecting restenosis
    • PCI in acute MI
    • Brachytherapy and DES