Procedural guidance and vessel preparation tailored to the patient’s needs may help you overcome some of the challenges of complex PCI and achieve better outcomes.
Philips provides a portfolio of specialty coronary tools that enable safe and effective treatment for a wide variety of complex PCI cases. Explore the different morphologies seen in complex PCI cases and how these tools can help you succeed.
Ultra low contrast PCI
Most cardiac patients fall under the high-risk category for acute kidney injury (AKI)2
Ostial and bifurcation lesions
Ostial and bifurcation lesions represent nearly 40% of complex PCI’s3
Real-world incidence rates of in-stent restenosis (ISR) account for 12% of PCI4
Chronic total occlusions
Incidence increases with age, yet older patients are less likely to have PCI attempted.5
Recent pooled analysis reported moderate to severe target lesion calcification in 32% of patients.6
Approximately 20% of the coronary lesions treated today are long and diffuse.7, 8
Left main disease
Significant left main CAD (greater than 50%) is found in 3-4% of all patients who undergo coronary angiography.1
SVGS and Thrombus Lesions
SVG patency rates have been reported at approximately 80% at 1 year and approximately 50% at 15 years and beyond.9
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