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Randomized Trial of Stents Versus Bypass Surgery for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: 5-Year Outcomes of the PRECOMBAT Study.
BACKGROUND In a previous randomized trial, we found that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was not inferior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for the treatment of unprotected left mainExpand
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Cryptogenic Stroke and High-Risk Patent Foramen Ovale: The DEFENSE-PFO Trial.
  • P. Lee, J. Song, +17 authors S. Park
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • 22 May 2018
BACKGROUND Recent reports showing the favorable role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure in patients with cryptogenic stroke have raised the issue of selecting optimal candidates. OBJECTIVES ThisExpand
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Comorbidities frequency in Takotsubo syndrome: an international collaborative systematic review including 1109 patients.
BACKGROUND To identify predisposing factors that can result in the onset of takotsubo syndrome, we performed an international, collaborative systematic review focusing on clinical characteristics andExpand
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Outcomes of patients with stress-induced cardiomyopathy diagnosed by echocardiography in a tertiary referral hospital.
BACKGROUND Because stress-induced cardiomyopathy (SIC) is increasingly being observed during routine daily practice, we sought to explore the clinical features and factors that determine the outcomeExpand
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Comparison of Stenting Versus Bypass Surgery According to the Completeness of Revascularization in Severe Coronary Artery Disease: Patient-Level Pooled Analysis of the SYNTAX, PRECOMBAT, and BEST
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare long-term survival between patients with severe coronary artery disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and those undergoingExpand
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Effect of Statin Treatment on Modifying Plaque Composition: A Double-Blind, Randomized Study.
BACKGROUND How statins alter the natural course of coronary atherosclerosis with compositional changes remains unclear. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the effect of statin therapy onExpand
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Prevalence, Management, and Long-Term (6-Year) Outcomes of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients Receiving Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents.
OBJECTIVES This study sought to investigate the incidence, management, and clinical relevance of atrial fibrillation (AF) during and after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-elutingExpand
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Successful Recanalization of Native Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Is Not Associated With Improved Long-Term Survival.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term clinical outcomes after drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for native coronary total occlusion (CTO).Expand
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Deferred vs. performed revascularization for coronary stenosis with grey-zone fractional flow reserve values: data from the IRIS-FFR registry
Aims The optimal fractional flow reserve (FFR) cut-off value for revascularization is debated. We evaluated the prognosis for deferred and performed revascularization in coronary stenosis with FFRExpand
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Herpes Zoster Increases the Risk of Stroke and Myocardial Infarction.
The association between herpes zoster (HZ) and the occurrence of stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) remains uncertain because confounding factors have not been adequately controlled in previousExpand
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