Selective drug-eluting stent implantation for high-risk patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Rationale and safety

Sandhir Prasad, Thomas David, Yuvaraj Malaiapan, James Cameron, Ian Meredith

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Abstract

A selective policy of drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients at high risk of restenosis may maximize the benefit from restenosis reduction and minimize risk from late stent thrombosis (LaST). OBJECTIVES: We sought to prospectively determine the safety of selective DES implantation for long lesions (>20 mm), small vessels (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193 - 200
Number of pages8
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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