Full-metal jacket: A bad strategy.


Although drug-eluting stents are increasingly used to treat coronary disease, restenosis remains the major limitation of these devices. We report a case of complete metal jacket using 17 stents for triple-vessel coronary disease in a 73-year-old man, for whom surgery would have been the best choice. 
DOI: 10.1177/0218492313484164


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@article{Alvarez2014FullmetalJA, title={Full-metal jacket: A bad strategy.}, author={Jos{\'e} Alvarez and Juan Sierra Quiroga and Laura Reija L{\'o}pez and {\'A}ngela Granda Bauza and Jose Manuel Mart{\'i}nez Cereijo and Carola Rubio Taboada}, journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals}, year={2014}, volume={22 6}, pages={737-8} }