The Heart Team for Coronary Revascularization Decisions: 2 Illustrative Cases

Thomas S. Metkus, Theresa M. Beckie, Mauricio G. Cohen, Stephen E. Fremes, Roxana Mehran, Frank W. Sellke, Jennifer S. Lawton, Jacqueline E. Tamis Holland

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Abstract

The 2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI coronary artery disease revascularization guideline highlights the importance of the multidisciplinary heart team in making patient-centered, evidence-based clinical decisions for patients considered for coronary revascularization. We present 2 cases highlighting aspects of heart team decision making for complex patients with coronary artery disease. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalJACC: Case Reports
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • clinical guideline
  • clinical practice guidelines
  • coronary artery bypass surgery
  • coronary artery disease
  • heart team
  • left main coronary artery disease
  • left ventricular dysfunction
  • multivessel coronary artery disease
  • patient-centered care
  • percutaneous coronary intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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