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Guidance on the use of coronary artery stents [TA71]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.1

Stents should be used routinely where percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the clinically appropriate procedure for patients with either stable or unstable angina or with acute myocardial infarction (MI).

What was measured: Proportion of patients with either stable or unstable angina or with acute myocardial infarction (MI) that received a stent during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) .
Data collection end: December 2014
92%
Data collection end: December 2015
92%
Area covered: England
Source: National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes. National Audit of Percutaneous Coronary Interventional Procedures



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