5-year clinical outcomes after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation insights from a patient-level pooled analysis of 4 randomized trials comparing sirolimus-eluting stents with bare-metal stents.


OBJECTIVES Five-year clinical follow-up has been scheduled per protocol by the 4 Cypher (Cordis/Johnson & Johnson, Warren, New Jersey) sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) versus bare-metal stent (BMS) randomized trials. BACKGROUND A delayed arterial healing response after drug-eluting stent implantation has raised concerns about the long-term safety of drug… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.04.077


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