Tag: Calcification

Current Approaches to Coronary Calcification

In this session presented at the CCVVC 2017 Symposium, Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM, describes coronary calcification and its impact on complex high-risk interventional procedures. During the presentation, Dr. Kirtane describes how calcification may impair stent delivery or expansion. Additionally, he explains the ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2011 percutaneous coronary intervention guidelines for the treatment of calcified lesions. … Continue reading “Current Approaches to Coronary Calcification”