Health after coronary stenting or balloon angioplasty: results from the Stent Restenosis Study.

@article{Krumholz1997HealthAC,
  title={Health after coronary stenting or balloon angioplasty: results from the Stent Restenosis Study.},
  author={Harlan M. Krumholz and David Jacques Cohen and Christina Williams and Donald S. Baim and Jeffrey A. Brinker and Henry S Cabin and Richard R Heuser and John W. Hirshfeld and Martin B. Leon and Jeffrey W. Moses and Michael P Savage and Michael W. Cleman},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={134 3},
  pages={337-44}
}
This study was designed to compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients undergoing coronary stenting or balloon angioplasty in the randomized Stent Restenosis Study. The study sample was drawn from patients at nine U.S. clinical sites of the Stent Restenosis Study, a randomized trial comparing Palmaz-Schatz coronary stent implantation with conventional balloon angioplasty. One hundred ninety-nine consecutive patients were sent surveys 6 to 18 months after enrollment and 160 (80… CONTINUE READING