A prospective randomized trial of everolimus-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in octogenarians: the XIMA Trial (Xience or Vision Stents for the Management of Angina in the Elderly).

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine whether drug-eluting stents (DES) are superior to bare-metal stents (BMS) in octogenarian patients with angina. BACKGROUND Patients ≥80 years of age frequently have complex coronary disease warranting DES but have a higher risk of bleeding from prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy. METHODS This… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.053

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@article{Belder2014APR, title={A prospective randomized trial of everolimus-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in octogenarians: the XIMA Trial (Xience or Vision Stents for the Management of Angina in the Elderly).}, author={Adam J de Belder and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a de la Torre Hern{\'a}ndez and Ram{\'o}n L{\'o}pez-Palop and Peter O'Kane and Felipe Hern{\'a}ndez Hern{\'a}ndez and Julian William Strange and Federico Luengo Gimeno and James R Cotton and Jos{\'e} Francisco D{\'i}az Fern{\'a}ndez and Pilar Carrillo S{\'a}ez and Martyn Thomas and Eduardo Pinar and Nick Curzen and Jos{\'e} Antonio Baz and N. B. Cooter and I. I. Valencia Lozano and Nicola Skipper and Derek J. S. Robinson and David J R Hildick-Smith}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={2014}, volume={63 14}, pages={1371-5} }