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Drug eluting and bare metal stents in people with and without diabetes: collaborative network meta-analysis
Objective To compare the effectiveness and safety of three types of stents (sirolimus eluting, paclitaxel eluting, and bare metal) in people with and without diabetes mellitus. Design CollaborativeExpand
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Drug-eluting vs bare-metal stents in primary angioplasty: a pooled patient-level meta-analysis of randomized trials.
BACKGROUND Concerns have emerged regarding a higher risk of stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation, especially in the setting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionExpand
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ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction due to early and late stent thrombosis a new group of high-risk patients.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this retrospective study was to compare clinical and angiographic outcomes between patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to stentExpand
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Single-center randomized evaluation of paclitaxel-eluting versus conventional stent in acute myocardial infarction (SELECTION).
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the superiority of the paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) in reducing neointimal hyperplasia (NIH) over its corresponding bare metal stent (BMS) during primary percutaneousExpand
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[The tissue renin-angiotensin systems].
Over the past 10 years, our understanding of the renin-angiotensin system has changed greatly, reflecting significant advances in this field. Studies in cell biology, the application of molecularExpand
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Impact of Diabetes on Long-Term Outcome After Primary Angioplasty
OBJECTIVE Diabetes has been shown to be associated with worse survival and repeat target vessel revascularization (TVR) after primary angioplasty. The aim of the current study was to evaluate theExpand
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Evidence for the existence of a functional cardiac renin-angiotensin system in humans.
BACKGROUND The presence of mRNA for the essential components of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) has been found in animal and human hearts. The present study was designed to provide evidence forExpand
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Myocardial stunning associated with a myocardial bridge.
A myocardial bridge is a discrete systolic constricnormal and tests for viral infections screened negation of a coronary artery, most commonly the left tive. She received oral aspirin (100 mg daily)Expand
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Coronary thrombus in patients undergoing primary PCI for STEMI: Prognostic significance and management.
Acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) usually results from coronary atherosclerotic plaque disruption with superimposed thrombus formation. Detection of coronary thrombi is a poorExpand
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Impact of hypertension on clinical outcome in STEMI patients undergoing primary angioplasty with BMS or DES: insights from the DESERT cooperation.
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a well known risk factor for atherosclerosis. However, data on the prognostic impact of hypertension in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) areExpand
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