[Drug-eluting stents in patients with left main coronary lesions who are not candidates for surgical revascularization].

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Surgical revascularization is the treatment of choice in patients with left main coronary artery stenosis. Conventional stents are not a valid alternative because of the rate of restenosis and sudden cardiac death. Drug-eluting stents, which reduce the rate of restenosis, may represent an alternative to cardiac surgery. The… (More)

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