The Living Guidelines: UA/NSTEMI Recomendations for PCI View the Current CLASS IIb Guidelines

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  • Class IIb

1. In the absence of high-risk features associated with UA/NSTEMI, PCI may be considered in patients with single-vessel or multivessel CAD who are undergoing medical therapy and who have 1 or more lesions to be dilated with a reduced likelihood of success. (Level of Evidence: B)

2. Percutaneous coronary intervention may be considered for UA/ NSTEMI patients who are undergoing medical therapy who have 2- or 3-vessel disease, significant proximal left anterior descending CAD, and treated diabetes or abnormal LV function, with anatomy suitable for catheter-based therapy. (Level of Evidence: B)