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Controversies in myocardial revascularisation in stable coronary artery disease

ESC webinar

Add to calendar14/11/20120:00 14/11/20120:00 Europe/Paris Controversies in myocardial revascularisation in stable coronary artery disease European Society of Cardiology contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
Chronic Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)
Cardiovascular Surgery


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Maarten L. Simoons and Stephan Windecker
- PROS revascularization remains the gold standard 
- CONS: drugs first!

  • Understand the reasons for treatment of CAD: symptom reduction and prevention of untoward events (death, MI)
  • Understand the importance of ischemia in patients with stable coronary artery disease 
  • Learn about the benefits and limitations of optimal medical treatment in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
  • Appreciate what "optimal medical treatment" contains Understand the appropriate use of revascularization in patients with stable coronary artery disease
  • Appreciate that patients with stable CAD will require lifelong optimal medical treatment and may benfit from revascularization once, or several times during their lifespan.
  • Understand the principles to select the mode of revascularization, when appropriate