Long-term clinical follow-up of sirolimus-eluting (CYPHER) coronary stents in the treatment of instent restenosis in an unselected population.

Randomised trials in a highly selected patient population have demonstrated a dramatic reduction in the incidence of in-stent restenosis (ISR) following implantation of sirolimus-eluting (S-E) Cypher coronary stents compared with bare metal stents (BMS). The clinical outcome following implantation of S-E stents for treatment of complex, unselected BMS ISR… CONTINUE READING