[Comparison between bare metal stents and drug eluting stents for the treatment of chronic total occlusion].

Patients with chronic total occlusions (CTO) are under high risk of restenosis, repeat recanalization procedures and mortality after stent. In our study we evaluated the clinical and angiographic efficacy of bare metal stents (BMS) and drug eluting stents (DES) implantation for chronic total occlusion.107 patients were divided into two groups: who were… CONTINUE READING