UP OF THE PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS
IN ONE YEAR PERIOD, 2000-2001.
M. Spužić, J. Alibegović, B. Kapetanović, R. Ajanović, S.
Spasojević and P. Urban.
of Cardiology, Clinical Center Univeristy of Sarajevo, Hopital
de la Tour, Geneve, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland
patients treated in our catheterization laboratory last year (CL)
were followed up for the period of three months following the
procedure. The selected patients, classified by gender and age,
had one or more different risk factors and they presented with
the symptoms of stable, unstable or post AMI angina. Only elective
PCIs were performed having in mind the current conditions and
facilities. 46 procedures (84%) were performed on one vessel and
8 patients (14%) had PCI on two vessels. Procedures performed
included PTCA only, PTCA /stent and direct stent. The adverse
effects were divided in in-hospital events (1 case of non Q AMI
and 1 case of Q MI) and post-disharge events. In 3 months period
10 patients had reccurrent chest pain but only 4 had angiographically
confirmed restenosis. For our initial experience in interventional
cardiology results in selected patients were good and the incidence
of late adverse effects was acceptably low. The coordination work
with Geneva team proved to be very efficient.