When are distal embolic protection devices used in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)?

Updated: Nov 27, 2019
  • Author: George A Stouffer, III, MD; Chief Editor: Karlheinz Peter, MD, PhD  more...
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Answer

Distal embolic protection during saphenous vein graft intervention can be considered when technically feasible.

See Periprocedural Care and Equipment for more detail.


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