Mortality related to coronary angiography
1996 (English)In: Clinical Radiology, ISSN 0009-9260, E-ISSN 1365-229X, Vol. 51, no 12, 858-860 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Coronary angiography is in general regarded as a safe investigation with a low risk of serious complications, Unfortunately, a risk of serious complications exists, especially in patients with left main coronary artery disease or 3-vessel disease. The mortality rate ranges in different studies between 0.10% to 0.25%. The present series, reflecting nine gears experience, shows an overall mortality of 0.16%, This figure is influenced by the relatively high mortality: rate in the first year of the study, The recent mortality: rate of 0.07% has not changed in the last 3 years and almost all deaths occurred in the patients known to be at higher risk.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 1996. Vol. 51, no 12, 858-860 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-110745DOI: 10.1016/S0009-9260(96)80082-1ISI: A1996VY01400006OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-110745DiVA: diva2:758081