Informed consent gives a physician the opportunity to talk to patients about what will happen during a procedure. But it includes patient questions and a checklist of specific topics.
PCI and CABG should not be thought of separately in terms of treatment. Rather, they are complementary techniques.
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With the right patient who understands the risks and benefits, the device can provide more options for treatment
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