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* [[Coronary atherectomy]] which is a "percutaneous transluminal procedure for removing atheromatous plaque from the coronary arteries. Both directional (for removing focal atheromas) and rotational (for removing concentric atheromatous plaque) atherectomy devices have been used."<ref>{{MeSH|Coronary Atherectomy}}</ref>
* [[Coronary atherectomy]] which is a "percutaneous transluminal procedure for removing atheromatous plaque from the coronary arteries. Both directional (for removing focal atheromas) and rotational (for removing concentric atheromatous plaque) atherectomy devices have been used."<ref>{{MeSH|Coronary Atherectomy}}</ref>


In general, surgery is more effective.<ref name="pmid-17938385">{{cite journal |author=Bravata DM, Gienger AL, McDonald KM, ''et al'' |title=Systematic Review: The Comparative Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery |journal=Ann Intern Med |volume= |issue= |pages= |year=2007 |pmid=17938385 |doi=}}</ref>
In general, surgery is more effective<ref name="pmid-17938385">{{cite journal |author=Bravata DM, Gienger AL, McDonald KM, ''et al'' |title=Systematic Review: The Comparative Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery |journal=Ann Intern Med |volume= |issue= |pages= |year=2007 |pmid=17938385 |doi=}}</ref>, especially for severe disease<ref name="pmid19228612">{{cite journal |author=Serruys PW, Morice MC, Kappetein AP, ''et al'' |title=Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting for severe coronary artery disease |journal=N. Engl. J. Med. |volume=360 |issue=10 |pages=961–72 |year=2009 |month=March |pmid=19228612 |doi=10.1056/NEJMoa0804626 |url=http://content.nejm.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=short&pmid=19228612&promo=ONFLNS19 |issn=}}</ref>.


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In medicine, myocardial revascularization is "the restoration of blood supply to the myocardium."[1]

Revascularization procedures include:

In general, surgery is more effective[5], especially for severe disease[6].

References

  1. Anonymous (2022), Myocardial revascularization (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. Anonymous (2022), Coronary Artery Bypass (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  3. Anonymous (2022), Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  4. Anonymous (2022), Coronary Atherectomy (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  5. Bravata DM, Gienger AL, McDonald KM, et al (2007). "Systematic Review: The Comparative Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery". Ann Intern Med. PMID 17938385. [e]
  6. Serruys PW, Morice MC, Kappetein AP, et al (March 2009). "Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting for severe coronary artery disease". N. Engl. J. Med. 360 (10): 961–72. DOI:10.1056/NEJMoa0804626. PMID 19228612. Research Blogging.