Guidelines for catheter intervention in coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease

Masahiro Ishii, Takafumi Ueno, Teiji Akagi, Kiyoshi Baba, Kensuke Harada, Kenji Hamaoka, Hitoshi Kato, Etsuko Tsuda, Shigeru Uemura, Tsutomu Saji, Shunichi Ogawa, Shigeyuki Echigo, Tetsu Yamaguchi, Hirohisa Kato

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Abstract

The Research Committee of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 'Study of treatment and long-term management in Kawasaki disease' reported the guidelines for catheter intervention in coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease in this paper. The contents include: (i) background and natural history of coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease; (ii) indication of catheter intervention; (iii) types of procedure, and their indication and care; (iv) institute and backup system; (v) the management after procedure, evaluation and follow up; and (vi) prospects, especially in relation to bypass surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)558-562
Number of pages5
JournalPediatrics International
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Coronary artery lesion
  • Guidelines for catheter intervention
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Percutaneous coronary balloon angioplasty
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary revascularization
  • Rotational ablation
  • Stent implantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Ishii, M., Ueno, T., Akagi, T., Baba, K., Harada, K., Hamaoka, K., Kato, H., Tsuda, E., Uemura, S., Saji, T., Ogawa, S., Echigo, S., Yamaguchi, T., & Kato, H. (2001). Guidelines for catheter intervention in coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics International, 43(5), 558-562. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1442-200X.2001.01464.x