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Long-Term Safety of Drug-Eluting and Bare-Metal Stents: Evidence From a Comprehensive Network Meta-Analysis.
BACKGROUND Previous meta-analyses have investigated the relative safety and efficacy profiles of different types of drug-eluting stents (DES) and bare-metal stents (BMS); however, most prior trialsExpand
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Randomized Trial of Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
BACKGROUND The use of bilateral internal thoracic (mammary) arteries for coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) may improve long-term outcomes as compared with the use of a singleExpand
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Radial‐Artery or Saphenous‐Vein Grafts in Coronary‐Artery Bypass Surgery
BACKGROUND The use of radial‐artery grafts for coronary‐artery bypass grafting (CABG) may result in better postoperative outcomes than the use of saphenous‐vein grafts. However, randomized,Expand
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2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization.
Authors/Task Force Members: Franz-Josef Neumann* (ESC Chairperson) (Germany), Miguel Sousa-Uva* (EACTS Chairperson) (Portugal), Anders Ahlsson (Sweden), Fernando Alfonso (Spain), Adrian P. BanningExpand
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The impact of proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9 serine protease inhibitors on lipid levels and outcomes in patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia: a network meta-analysis.
AIMS We performed a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia to compare the impact of proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9Expand
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Lack of protective role of HDL-C in patients with coronary artery disease undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting.
AIMS Primary prevention studies have confirmed that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels are strongly associated with reduced cardiovascular events. However, recent evidence suggestsExpand
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Mortality in patients treated with extended duration dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent implantation: a pairwise and Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomised trials
BACKGROUND Despite recent studies, the optimum duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after coronary drug-eluting stent placement remains uncertain. We performed a meta-analysis with severalExpand
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Bilateral versus Single Internal‐Thoracic‐Artery Grafts at 10 Years
BACKGROUND Multiple arterial grafts may result in longer survival than single arterial grafts after coronary‐artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. We evaluated the use of bilateralExpand
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Surgical management of aortic root disease in Marfan syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Context Surgical treatment of aortic root aneurysm in Marfan syndrome (MFS) patients. Objective To compare results of total root replacement versus valve-sparing aortic root replacement in MFSExpand
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