Efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stents in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis of randomized trials.

BACKGROUND Recent concerns have emerged on the potential higher risk of stent thrombosis after DES implantation, that might be even more pronounced among STEMI patients. Thus, the aim of the current study was to perform a meta-analysis to evaluate the benefits and safety of DES as compared to BMS in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for STEMI… CONTINUE READING