Factors Influencing the Rate of Coronary Artery Occlusion and Reocclusion

  • Th. Ischinger
Conference paper


The natural course of atherosclerosis is progressive. Disease progression is related to time and may affect more than 40% of patients with angiographically documented disease within 1 year. Coronary disease is an accelerating process. With increasing severity of arterial involvement, mortality and progression rate rise [1–4].


Atherosclerotic Plaque Coronary Angioplasty Coronary Artery Occlusion Residual Stenosis Acute Coronary Occlusion 
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