Association between drug-eluting stent type and clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The comparative efficacy of first- vs second-generation drug-eluting stents (DESs) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is unknown. METHODS A retrospective analysis of consecutive patients undergoing PCI at a tertiary PCI center from 2007-2011 was performed, with linkage to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.04.034

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