Direct coronary stenting without balloon predilation in acute coronary syndromes.

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BACKGROUND This prospective, observational study was designed to evaluate the feasibility and the safety of a new strategy for stenting in acute coronary syndromes: direct stent implantation without predilation of the culprit lesion. This strategy might reduce both the cost of the procedure and the rate of no-reflow, a phenomenon that is more frequently… (More)

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@article{Hamon1999DirectCS, title={Direct coronary stenting without balloon predilation in acute coronary syndromes.}, author={Michel Hamon and Y Richardeau and Emmanuel Lecluse and Eric Saloux and R{\'e}mi Sabatier and Denis Agostini and Jean Emmanuel Filmont and Gilles M. Grollier and Jean Claude Potier}, journal={American heart journal}, year={1999}, volume={138 1 Pt 1}, pages={55-9} }