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Randomized trial of preventive angioplasty in myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND In acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to treat the artery responsible for the infarct (infarct, or culprit,Expand
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Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention.
BACKGROUND In patients with multivessel coronary artery disease who are undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary angiography is the standard method for guiding the placement ofExpand
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Fractional flow reserve-guided PCI versus medical therapy in stable coronary disease.
BACKGROUND The preferred initial treatment for patients with stable coronary artery disease is the best available medical therapy. We hypothesized that in patients with functionally significantExpand
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Polymer-free Drug-Coated Coronary Stents in Patients at High Bleeding Risk.
BACKGROUND Patients at high risk for bleeding who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) often receive bare-metal stents followed by 1 month of dual antiplatelet therapy. We studied aExpand
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Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease: 2-year follow-up of the FAME (Fractional Flow Reserve
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the 2-year outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by fractional flow reserve (FFR) in patients with multivessel coronaryExpand
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Fractional flow reserve-guided PCI for stable coronary artery disease.
BACKGROUND We hypothesized that in patients with stable coronary artery disease and stenosis, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed on the basis of the fractional flow reserve (FFR)Expand
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PCI Strategies in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock
Background In patients who have acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock, early revascularization of the culprit artery by means of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) improvesExpand
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Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for acute coronary syndrome.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested a reduction in the total number of hospital admissions for acute coronary syndrome after the enactment of legislation banning smoking in public places.Expand
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Randomized comparison of percutaneous coronary intervention with coronary artery bypass grafting in diabetic patients. 1-year results of the CARDia (Coronary Artery Revascularization in Diabetes)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting against coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients withExpand
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Rescue angioplasty after failed thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND The appropriate treatment for patients in whom reperfusion fails to occur after thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction remains unclear. There are few data comparing emergencyExpand
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