Impact of Diabetes on Long-Term Outcome After Primary Angioplasty

  title={Impact of Diabetes on Long-Term Outcome After Primary Angioplasty},
  author={Giuseppe Massimiano De Luca and Maurits T. Dirksen and Christian M Spaulding and Henning Kelb{\ae}k and Martin Jan Schalij and Leif Thuesen and Bas L. van der Hoeven and Marteen A. Vink and Christoph Kaiser and Carmine Musto and Tania Chechi and Gaia Spaziani and Luis Salvador D{\'i}az de la Llera and Vincenzo Pasceri and Emilio Di Lorenzo and Roberto Violini and Harry Suryapranata and Gregg Whitney Stone},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE Diabetes has been shown to be associated with worse survival and repeat target vessel revascularization (TVR) after primary angioplasty. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the impact of diabetes on long-term outcome in patients undergoing primary angioplasty treated with bare metal stents (BMS) and drug-eluting stents (DES). RESEARCH… CONTINUE READING