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Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary artery.
BACKGROUND Preliminary reports of studies involving simple coronary lesions indicate that a sirolimus-eluting stent significantly reduces the risk of restenosis after percutaneous coronaryExpand
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Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement with a self-expanding prosthesis.
BACKGROUND We compared transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR), using a self-expanding transcatheter aortic-valve bioprosthesis, with surgical aortic-valve replacement in patients with severeExpand
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Stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of carotid-artery stenosis.
BACKGROUND Carotid-artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy are both options for treating carotid-artery stenosis, an important cause of stroke. METHODS We randomly assigned patients withExpand
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Standardized endpoint definitions for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation clinical trials: a consensus report from the Valve Academic Research Consortium.
OBJECTIVES To propose standardized consensus definitions for important clinical endpoints in transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), investigations in an effort to improve the quality ofExpand
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Standardized endpoint definitions for transcatheter aortic valve implantation clinical trials: a consensus report from the Valve Academic Research Consortium†
Objectives To propose standardized consensus definitions for important clinical endpoints in transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), investigations in an effort to improve the quality ofExpand
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Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic‐Valve Replacement in Intermediate‐Risk Patients
Background Although transcatheter aortic‐valve replacement (TAVR) is an accepted alternative to surgery in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at high surgical risk, less is known aboutExpand
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Protected carotid-artery stenting versus endarterectomy in high-risk patients.
BACKGROUND Carotid endarterectomy is more effective than medical management in the prevention of stroke in patients with severe symptomatic or asymptomatic atherosclerotic carotid-artery stenosis.Expand
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Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Coronary Artery Disease.
BACKGROUND In patients with coronary artery disease who receive metallic drug-eluting coronary stents, adverse events such as late target-lesion failure may be related in part to the persistentExpand
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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery.
OBJECTIVES This study sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the CoreValve transcatheter heart valve (THV) for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in patients at extreme risk for surgery.Expand
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Frailty assessment in the cardiovascular care of older adults.
Due to the aging and increasingly complex nature of our patients, frailty has become a high-priority theme in cardiovascular medicine. Despite the recognition of frailty as a pivotal element in theExpand
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