By David G O’Brien, MD, FRCP - 9th Sep 2019 - Course previews

Managing calcified vessels with PCI

Calcification is the enemy of PCI–attempting to use a stent before preparing a calcified artery will likely lead to a myocardial infarction. In this case demonstration video from our Percutaneous Interventions Essentials course, you'll learn about the methods used to deal with calcification and their limitations.

Perform your own percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) with our Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Essentials course. You’ll cover essential PCI equipment, lesion assessment, troubleshooting, and patient monitoring so you can perform your own procedures under the supervision of an experienced cardiologist. This course will debunk common myths surrounding PCI patient selection so you can offer it to more patients who need it. Get your FREE trial account and start chapter 1 NOW!