Abstract:Atherosclerotic coronary disease, in its chronic and acute presentation, is 1 of the 3 major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world 1,2 . It is estimated that thousands of people are injured or die due to atherosclerotic coronary disease, in addition to the cost of hospital care with this disease 1 . One treatment of choice for atherosclerotic coronary disease is myocardial revascularization, performed for the first time as an emergency in 1964 by Garret et al 3 , but actually recognized, disseminated,… Show more
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