Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for the Treatment of Stenoses in Small Coronary Arteries: A Network Meta-Analysis.

@article{Siontis2016PercutaneousCI,
  title={Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for the Treatment of Stenoses in Small Coronary Arteries: A Network Meta-Analysis.},
  author={George C. M. Siontis and Raffaele Piccolo and Fabien Praz and Marco Valgimigli and Lorenz Raeber and Dimitris Mavridis and Peter J{\"u}ni and Stephan Windecker},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 13},
  pages={1324-34}
}
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the most appropriate percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for the treatment of stenoses in small coronary arteries. BACKGROUND PCI in small coronary arteries is associated with an increased risk of lesion failure and restenosis. METHODS Randomized trials comparing different PCI strategies were identified through a broad search of published reports. Primary angiographic outcome was %DS (%DS). A pairwise meta-analysis was performed by using random effects… CONTINUE READING