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What does P-LAD stand for?

P-LAD stands for Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery

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Percutaneous coronary intervention w is an appropriate procedure for patients with two-vessel coronary artery disease with proximal left anterior descending artery and for those who have three-vessel disease with a low coronary artery disease burden, but it may not be reasonable for patients with three-vessel disease and intermediate to high CAD burden.
Case 1 was a 65-year-old male with a history of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who was transferred to our institution for coronary angiography, which revealed the significant ostial left main coronary artery lesion and proximal left anterior descending artery stenosis (Fig.
However occurrence of RBBB may be seen with more proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD) involvement, as a result its prognosis may be worse due to a larger myocardial area which is jeopardized and early revascularization with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) can be more beneficial in patients with RBBB.