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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Tree Number(s)
E04.100.814.529.968
E04.502.382.968
Unique ID
D062645
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062645
Scope Note
A family of percutaneous techniques that are used to manage CORONARY OCCLUSION, including standard balloon angioplasty (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY), the placement of intracoronary STENTS, and atheroablative technologies (e.g., ATHERECTOMY; ENDARTERECTOMY; THROMBECTOMY; PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL LASER ANGIOPLASTY). PTCA was the dominant form of PCI, before the widespread use of stenting.
Entry Term(s)
Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization
Previous Indexing
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary (1992-2012)
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Preferred
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