Outcomes with the paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with acute coronary syndromes: analysis from the TAXUS-IV trial.

@article{Moses2005OutcomesWT,
  title={Outcomes with the paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with acute coronary syndromes: analysis from the TAXUS-IV trial.},
  author={Jeffrey W. Moses and Roxana Mehran and Eugenia Nikolsky and John M. Lasala and Woodrow Corey and Glenn Albin and C. A. Hirsch and Martin B. Leon and Mary E. Russell and Stephen G. Ellis and Gregg Whitney Stone},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={1165-71}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to investigate the outcomes of paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation in patients with unstable angina or non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). BACKGROUND Whether the paclitaxel-eluting stent is safe and effective in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is unknown. METHODS In the TAXUS-IV trial, 1,314 patients with stable or unstable ischemic syndromes undergoing PCI were randomized to treatment with… CONTINUE READING

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