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Types of Coronary Artery Stenotic Lesions

Purpose:

To classify the appearance of an atherosclerotic lesion seen in a coronary artery by angiography.

Specialty:

Cardiology

Objective:

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ICD-10:

I20-I25

Description:

An atherosclerotic plaque in a coronary artery may be classified based on the features seen on coronary angiography. The complexity of a lesions has implications for the degree of risk involved during angioplasty.

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