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I am not certain about "or reached."
Fri May 20, 2005 21:34

a history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, congestive failure, and chest pain. The patient has had recurrent chest pain. She has areas in her blood vessels that cannot be revascularized or reached.

Does "or reached" make cardiologic sense?

Yes. Means vessels too small, or route to tortuous, to SM
Fri May 20, 2005 21:37

get, via a catheterization, a balloon and a stent there to solve the problem

Thanks a million (nm)
Fri May 20, 2005 21:37

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