Impact of weight gain following smoking cessation on one-year outcome after drug-eluting stent implantation.

@article{Fan2012ImpactOW,
  title={Impact of weight gain following smoking cessation on one-year outcome after drug-eluting stent implantation.},
  author={Xiaoming Fan and An-kang L{\"u} and Wei Shen and Qi-hong Wu and Xiao-ye Ma and Er-li Yang and Rui-yan Zhang and Shi-jia Zhang},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 6},
  pages={
          1041-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Weight gain following smoking cessation increases cardiovascular risk, but its effects on prognosis after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remain unclear. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between weight gain post smoking cessation and one-year clinical outcome in patients who underwent PCI with drug-eluting stent (DES). METHODS A total of 895 consecutive male smoking patients were divided into quitters (n = 437) and continuers (n = 458) according to their… CONTINUE READING