Masataka Sakai

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Our objective was to clarify whether thrombogenic problems with stent struts are resolved at 3 months after 2nd-generation drug-eluting stent implantation. Twenty-one patients with stable angina pectoris having 28 (22 zotarolimus-eluting, 6 everolimus-eluting) stents with optical coherence tomography (OCT)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)(More)
Several reports have shown contrary results regarding the efficacy of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) in diabetic patients. The association between hemoglobin A1c (A1c) before coronary intervention and the midterm clinical outcomes of patients treated with these stents is unclear. The enrolled population was 415 patients(More)
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